What is a tragic hero?

This header illustration was created for an article on tragic heroes, their definition and some literary examples. You can read the article here!

Some characteristics of tragic heroes:
• They’re usually a pretty good person.
• They start their story doing well.
• The audience must root for them.
• But they have that pesky fatal flaw.
• Their downfall is (kind of) their own fault.
• Their punishment isn’t always fair.
• They don’t get a happy ending.

So we made a mix of a couple of notorious literary characters :-) Check the full image, main sketch and some initial concepts.

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Posted on Jan 15, 2021
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