Several morally ambiguous characters played different vital roles in crime and punishment by fyodor dostoevsky in fact, most characters illustrated in this twisted novel can be evaluated as possesing good and evil qualities. Books shelved as main-character-morally-ambiguous: the conquerable, a femdom novel by chris bellows, count and countess by rose christo, terms of surrend. The presence of love-hate traits within the same character makes snape a morally ambiguous one estella from great expectations, troy from fences, many characters from sula, the governess from turn of the screw, and jack from lord of the flies are just a few examples of notorious characters known for their moral ambiguity.
While many morally ambiguous characters are bad boys, not all bad boys are morally ambiguous although, both tend to wear black and/or leather outfits guyliner can also be involved. Morally ambiguous unknown a euphemism for describing someone who lacks morals or changes their morals to suit their needs, typically a shady businessman , graft politician or one involved in illegal activities.
Popular morally ambiguous characters books (showing 1-50 of 75) lucifer, volume 3: blood in the streets (paperback) by holly black (goodreads author) (shelved 1 time as morally-ambiguous-characters) avg rating 360 — 349 ratings — published 2017 want to read saving want to read. Main characters used to be at least affable and sympathetic enough that we could understand their flaws, but in recent years the tides have turned and left us with a whole new crop of deeply flawed, hardly-likable-on-a-good-day characters. The antithesis of a morally-ambiguous character would be captain picard or adolf hitler the clue-in is the prefix 'anti' the word you are look for is apotheosis, or epitome.
The role of the protagonist used to be relatively straightforward we used to root for, rigorously follow and hope for the best for the characters that we watched, whether they were on the movie scree. Morally ambiguous characters are difficult to classify as either good or evil, as they contain strong elements of both this type of character can be used as either a hero or a villain, though stories with a morally ambiguous central hero are generally tragedies. A morally ambiguous (feline) character when harold hill sang his way into river city, iowa, in the musical the m usic man he showed himself to be a con man he believed he was a liar, and he tried to keep that information from the townspeople.
Another character who can be viewed as morally ambiguous who has a lot of interaction with daisy is jay gatsby the second example of a morally ambiguous character is jay gatsby gatsby is a very rich young man who lives in west egg and throws amazing parties.