characters who reverse images of good and evil

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Sun Dec 19 21:36:48 EST 2004


On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 Greeniegirl2 at aol.com wrote:

> Does it have to be in books? What about Darth Vader from Star Wars?
> He turns out to be good.

I think there's a difference between turning *into* a good guy, which
is what Vader does, and turning out to have been a good guy all along.

Similarly, there's a difference between turning out to have been a
good guy all along and turning out to have been a sympathetic human
being (who does bad things) all along.


Paul
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"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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