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    Byronic Hero

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    A protagonist who is arrogant, cynical, and aggressive, but also intelligent and introspective. Named after the English Romanticist writer Lord Byron, who popularized such characters and was said to have fit this description himself.

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    Byronic Hero last edited by Marino on 05/18/22 10:46AM View full history

    Overview

    A Byronic hero can be an anti-hero, but they are not synonymous. Byronic heroes do not usually have truly villainous characteristics, but are rather "darkly" heroic or neutral.

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