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The Big Bad Wolf Themes

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Themes

Good versus Evil

The Big Bad Wolf portrays a literal struggle between good and evil. Alex Cross, the family man and career law enforcement officer represents the good as he has devoted his life to catching bad guys and bringing them to justice.

The Wolf represents one of the most evil individuals one could possibly imagine. The author characterizes him as having neither soul nor redeeming quality. The Wolf is so evil that there is not one shred of redemption or likeability in his character. The entire story is about the struggle between the good guy, Alex Cross and the evil Wolf he tries to bring to justice.

The nature of a crime drama such as this story virtually requires a struggle between good and evil and this story is no different. For this crime drama the author has chosen two polar opposite main characters. Alex Cross is a...

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