The Good Protagonist In Harrison Bergeron

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There are differences in what the reader thinks a character is like and what a character is written to be. Once the character is written, it is written with characteristics that create its personality. A good character is like a painting, the details that are put in, some details will stick out. So these details can make a resemblance of the setting, mood, or everything in the story, and those details are the characteristics that make a good protagonist. The trait that creates a good protagonist is bravery. Harrison Bergeron is an example of a good protagonist. He takes place in the story “Harrison Bergeron”. Harrison Bergeron is a good protagonist for reasons such as his characteristics, and how he is a great piece of the story. He resembles …show more content…

This is because Harrison is the only character that is “different” in the story aside from everyone in the book, from strengths and weaknesses. The book states “Harrison plucked the mental handicap from her ear, snapped off her physical handicaps with marvelous delicacy.PG 99” this is an example because it explains what kind of character Harrison is, this is because it says his purpose for being in the story and what actions he would partake in. There is another quote in the story of Harrison Bergeron that goes along with my thesis with why Harrison bergeron is a good protagonist. "If you see this boy," said the ballerina, "do not - I repeat, do not - try to reason with him.”(104). This is another good quote because you now know what kind of character Harrison Bergeron is portrayed as in the story. *** This quote is a good quote for reasons of explaining the actions Harrison has already committed. "has just escaped from jail, where he was held on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government. He is a genius and an athlete, is under-handicapped, and should be regarded as extremely dangerous.PG 98" The last quote explains how Harrison Bergeron is a good protagonist, this explains the appearance of him, which would have the reader poetry what kind of of character Harrison Bergeron is, which in this case keeps the reader thinking. “And to offset his good looks, the H-G men required that he wear at …show more content…

The short story is “Cask of Amontillado”. The protagonist in the Cask of Amontillado is Fortunato, this is because he is a hunter on his way to an island to hunt for new game. But Fortunato gets caught up in a different story than expected. He gets shipwrecked on a different island and is being held captive by a crazy leader of the island. In the end Fortunato has to survive and escape the island before the inevitable happens. He is a good example of a protagonist because Fortunato has characteristics such as being sneaky because one, he is one of the world's greatest hunters, and it's hard to believe that a hunter that is considered good, is noisy all the time. Fortunato is also brave for the fact that he is sailing over seas were any natural disaster can take

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