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Rigous 1 Joei Rigous Professor Papaccio College English I 1 November 2006 Bronx Tale A tragic hero is a protagonist who is otherwise perfect except for a tragic flaw, also known as fatal flaw, which eventually leads to his demise. As in the movie a Bronx Tale it shows how the gangster is a tragic hero. Sonny one of the mail charters is a great example of a gangster is a tragic hero. Roger Ebert’s review of the film “A Bronx Tale” he presents two quotes one that C’s the main charters father gives him stating that "Nothing is more tragic than a wasted talent”, and one that a street-corner gangster gives him "Nobody really cares." Ebert finds that they make a nice fit for him. The movie starts off when the boy is 9 years old and he is sitting on his front porch and he sees Sonny, a gangster shoot a guy over a parking spot. Then Sonny looks the boy hard in the eyes so he gets the message: "don’t squeal’! C’s father is a workingman, proud that he supports his family by driving a bus. His father dose not like the mafia and does not want the money. The kid, whose name is Calogero but people call him C, idolizes Sonny. He likes the way Sonny exercises a quiet authority, and talks with his hands, and dresses well. When C is 17, he goes to work for Sonny, against his father's wishes. In the year when most of the film is set, he learns lessons that he will use all of his life. Ebert explains how there have been a lot of movies
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