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Breaking Bads Walter White-hero or villain?
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Table of contents
Table of contents 2
1.1)General information 3
1.2) Characters 4
1.3) Synopsis 5
2)The function of heroes and villains in fiction 7
3)Characterization of Walter White 8
3.1) Walter White in Season 1 9
3.2) Walter White in Season 3 10
3.3) Walter White in Season 5 11
List of references 14
This skilled work is about the question if Walter White from the series Breaking Bad is a hero or a villain.
I chose this topic, since the series really impressed me with its complex characters. In the first part I am going to give a short overview on the series and explain the characters and make a short synopsis of the series. Then I am going to tell the function of heroes and villains in fictions, then I make a characterization of Walter White in the first, third and fifth season and describe his development in the course of the series.
At the end I make a conclusion and answer the question whether Walter White is a hero or a villain.
Breaking Bad is an American TV series which is broadcasted in the United States and Canada on the Channel AMC. It premiered on January 20, 2008. The series aired a total of 62 episodes in 5 seasons. The series ended on September 29, 2013. Breaking Bad is widely regarded as one of the best series of all time and in the Imdb list of top rated TV shows the series is on the fifth place (breakingbad.wikia.com).
The title of the series â€śBreaking Badâ€ť has several meanings.
One meaning is, in connection with the word news â€śBreaking Bad newsâ€ť means very bad news, for example in the case of Walter, that he got the diagnosis, that he has lung cancer. Another meaning from Breaking Bad is that somebody strikes a criminal career. This you can also see at the example of Walter, because after his diagnosis he starts a criminal career.
The series takes Place in Albuquerque, a little town in New Mexico at the border to Mexico, where many drug dealers and refugees from Mexico live.
Gustavo â€śGusâ€ť Fring: He is the boss of the biggest drug cartel in the southwest of the USA. He is the owner of the fast food chain â€śLos Pollos Hermanosâ€ť with which he launders his money from the drug cartel.
From the third season on, Walter and Jesse cook for him.
Mike Ehrmantraut: He is the security boss and order killer from Gustavo Fring. After Walter kills Gustavo, Mike starts to work for him and Jesse in order to survive.
Todd Alquist: He is an employee in the company â€śVamonos Pestâ€ť with whose help Walter continues producing methamphetamine after he killed Gus.