Hero archetypes: The Great Australian Larrikin?
Cocky, persuasive, fun-loving, loyal—and crooked? I ran into communication problems the other day when I tried to describe my latest romance hero to some of my overseas friends. “He’s a larrikin,” I said, fully expecting understanding and affection for the stereotype. I didn’t get it. My companions were thinking thug, criminal, bully, hoodlum. Whereas, I […]
- December 11, 2015
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