RARA-AVIS: Re: Noir is not for everybody

From: Dave Zeltserman ( davezelt@comcast.net)
Date: 28 Sep 2005

I'd like to refine Miker's definition in that the protagonist is screwed of his own making. The odds may be stacked against him, but he still makes the poor moral choice, fails in his battle against his true nature, etc.

Dave Z.

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Michael Robison
<miker_zspider@y...> wrote:
> Guess it's time for me to pipe up and disagree with a
> recent idea that has come up about noir. The concept
> I disagree with is that noir implies we're all
> screwed. That is not noir. In noir, the protagonist
> is screwed. Big difference. A big and really
> significant difference.
> miker
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