Harvey Dent / Two-Face
6 Ways a Tragic Hero is Defined
The tragic hero is a character of noble stature and has greatness. The character must ALSO embody nobility and virtue as part of his/her character.
We should see in him or her, someone who is essentially like us (flawed), although perhaps elevated to a higher position in society.
The hero’s downfall, is partially his/her own fault.
Punishment is often more than the crime.
The hero’s fall is not pure loss
Though it is sad, the tragedy does not leave its audience in a state of depression.
Why is he a Tragic Hero?
Harvey Dent's Quote
You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.