Could you please help me with the comprehension of the following sentences. The title of the reading was 'Names that live in infamy; killers want notoriety. Let's not give it to them'.
Not only has fame itself been made sacred but films and novels feed a culture of resentment by extolling the image of romantic loners battling vile institutions.
Does it mean 'fame is regarded as a worthy value among people. Moreover, books and films that show some heart-broken people who are against unpleasant ideas and communities make people hate infamy'.
1. I didn't get what 'vile institutions' can mean.
2. What can be the connection of 'romantic loners' and 'fame' or 'infamy'?
Thanks a lot.
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