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    The Protagonist Analysis

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    Protagonists are the vehicles through which we experience stories. Whether they act as narrators, allowing us to look directly through their eyes at the world around them, or are merely the focus of the narrator, who uses their own voice to give us variable levels of insight into the protagonist’s thoughts and feelings, without protagonists, readers would have no reason to open a book. The same is true within games. Traditionally, the player-controlled character serves as the protagonist of a game because we as players share that character’s perspective in one way or another. In the first person perspective, players look through their eyes, immersing themselves within the game-world as a character; in the third-person perspective, players look over their shoulder, retaining elements of the first-person perspective, but gaining additional context for game-play mechanics; and in the…

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    Aristotelian vs. Modern Perception of the Protagonist Affinity toward a character is often skewed by one’s own personalities and beliefs, such as the view of characterization within Aeschylus’ Agamemnon. In order to properly assess the protagonist within this play, first the thoughts of Aristotelian theory of tragic heroes will be overviewed, and their involvement in plot development. Next, this theory, and a specific main character approach by Aristotle, will then be applied to The Agamemnon,…

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    What makes a character a protagonist? Is it the length of time a reader spends with him or her? Or is it a character’s tendency for doing good? In correct context, the definition of a protagonist includes, “A leading character advocating for a particular cause or belief.” Along with this, a protagonist furthers the plot and allows for continuous movement within the story. John Proctor is the protagonist of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” because he is an advocate of a cause or belief and a…

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    definitely caught up with reverend Dimmesdale as guilt was sending his life twirling out of control. In the classic novel, Dimmesdale can be considered as a main character, but Hester is more so because of how much she is targeted throughout the story, her progression from shame to optimism, her inner strength and compassion, and how much criteria of a protagonist that she exemplifies . In the novel, Hester Prynne best exemplifies the protagonist, as we always follow her throughout the story…

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    In Die Hard and Aliens, the protagonists are strong characters that are well rounded and likable. In a movie the audience has to want the lead character to be successful or much of the suspense is lost. In Die Hard it was difficult to try and not be interested in the success of the main character. We got attached to John McClane, our old cowboy hero. He’s an average witty guy who was at the right place at the wrong time. He has a family who he’s trying to protect and win back. This makes…

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    The book Ensnared has many interesting characters. There are three main characters in the story and one main antagonist. The story is about the main characters going through harsh trials that different worlds and the antagonist brings them. The characters all undergo changes from events that affected them in both positive and negative ways. Alyssa Gardner is the main character and protagonist of the book Ensnared. She is introduced in chapter one while she is on the memory train. Alyssa is…

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    "The Destructors" by Graham Greene 1. The protagonist in the story is Trevor. One of the conflicts in the story is when he suddenly becomes the head leader of the gang in Blackie’s place. The antagonist would be Mr Thomas, aka Old Misery, whose house the gang was looking forward to break into and destroy. 2. Suspense is created through the withholding of information between the characters and toward us the readers. For example, when Trevor arrived to the gang with the story of being…

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    Misfit’s disregard to faith, she quickly adheres to his beliefs in order to sustain her life. “Maybe He didn’t raise the dead” (366). Human instinct consumes her and she swiftly abandons her faith. Moreover, only when her life was threatened did the grandmother even think of or mention God and when she realized that her religion went against The Misfit’s, she immediately denied her faith. Whilst The Misfit seems like the obvious antagonist, ironically, the grandmother is actually the…

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    There are antagonists in different stories ,but there are usually just one. There is commonly a few protagonist in each story. Some antagonists are the wicked witch of the west, the evil queen, and Voldemort from harry potter. Out of all the antagonists in all stories and movies I think the joker batman's enemy is the most cruel adversary. I imagine the joker being very sneaky and atrocious to citizens. The joker is the finest antagonist I have appreciated in all my days. The coolest part…

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    In many instances, the protagonist is built on good morals and always makes the right and mature decision, while the antagonist is created by greed and driven by his immense power and yearning for more. At a point in the book, the protagonist gains incredible power and defeats his enemy or enemies. This concept has spread throughout all genres of writing, whether it’s fantasy or romance, the good guy will never take advantage of his power. Why has this style of writing become so popular? The…

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