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    The Protagonist Analysis

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    displays what society thinks a hero should be. However not all protagonist show the same traits; some do not even seem like heroes or good guys, they seem more like villains than heroes. This makes the reader support the antagonist because they seem more of a hero than the protagonist. This happens during The Nether. Sims, the antagonist of the book, seems more like a protagonist than Morris the actually Protagonist of the story. Also, protagonists sometimes do not follow the set traits that readers have

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    In the books Ellen Foster and A Separate Peace the protagonists both go through turmoil and develop who they are as individuals. The narrator, Ellen, from Ellen Foster shows herself as a strong individual that has some baggage that she doesn't let stop her from achieving her ultimate goal, happiness. In A Separate Peace, the protagonist, Gene, was jealous of his friend and did something regrettable that changes Gene’s life and his friend’s forever. How these characters interact with others in the

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    it is actually a very celebrated book. A lot of people like to follow their dreams. Individuals in this world actually like to dread, Like to see their dreams come to realization and to actually celebrate other people's dreams. In the book the protagonist who is known as Santiago is essentially both figuratively and literally following his dreams. In the process of him following his dreams he then discovers more in regards to himself with inclusion to the rest of the world and all its entirely. He

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    and movie there is a protagonist and an antagonist. Without these two characters doing their part, there would be no conflict and fun in the movie or story. In the movie Despicable Me the protagonist would be Gru, the antagonist would be Vector. In a book like Harry Potter the protagonist would be Harry and the antagonist would be Voldemort. There are many other books and movies that include a protagonist and an antagonist. In the book Tangerine by Edward Bloor, the protagonist is Paul. Paul is caring

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    Abigail—the leader of the group of girls—and Tituba confessed to consorting with the devil, the sparks were replaced by an uproar of blame. Although a man by the name of John Proctor, a farmer, does not appear in the middle of the Act One, he is the protagonist as it is his story of failure, guilt, and redemption.

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    better in life. Protagonists of many road movies are “individuals at odds with social conventions” (17). These characters are loners that live life on the road, as opposed to the traditional home. Many road movies protagonists can also be couples, the couples can either be connected through romance or friendship. Their trials and tribulations on the road help shape the narrative and their own character development. Countercultural characters are found on the road or are the protagonists. Passengers,

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    The protagonist in the outsiders is Ponyboy. During the book, you can see his point of view. He is also the narrator and his eyes show what unfolds. The Antagonist in the story is the Socs. The 1960’s is when The Outsiders take place. in Oklahoma. Ponyboy lives with his two brothers named Darry and Sodapop. They lost their parents in a car accident. Ponyboy and his brothers live as greasers and live in the worst side of town. The rivals of the greasers are the Socs who are the rich kids of town

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    Character Analysis of the Protagonist in “Everyday Use” Like an onion, the protagonist (mom) in Alice Walker’s short story “Everyday Use” has many layers to her character. As a single parent the mom has to solely provide the necessities of life for her kids, being the only emotional support and dealing with daughters whom are both needing their mother’s wisdom. Her daughter Dee/Wangero, an exceptionally beautiful young woman blessed with “her feet …always neat-looking, as if God himself had shaped

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    wonder who the protagonist of this play is. Is it Creon or is it Antigone? To answer this question, one must define what a protagonist is. By definition, a protagonist is a leading actor or a character. Creon fits this description because not only do his actions lead into the whole tragedy, but his character shows a great development and the values he teaches to the readers. When all these characteristics of Creon are put together one could undoubtedly say that Creon is the protagonist in this play

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    Being isolated can affect people in many ways. In "To Build a Fire", the protagonist, a man traveling along the Yukon trail, is isolated in terms of his separation from civilization. Furthermore, in "An Episode of War," the protagonist, a lieutenant, is isolated in a terms of his medical condition. The protagonists' different forms of isolation effect them in differing ways. In "To Build a Fire" the protagonist makes bad decisions because he is far from civilization, and he wants to reach it. For

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    According to the lengthy personality test that I took, I am classified as having a protagonist personality. I was very intrigued to find out that only two percent of the world's population had the same personality type as me. Eventually, when we got to sharing our results as a class, about a quarter of them were protagonists as well. That special little feeling that I had due to being in the “two percent” instantly diminished. I’ve always been very skeptical about personality tests, horoscopes, etc

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    Irony In The Maze Runner

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    The Maze Runner 1. The maze runner is a story of a group of boys and with the main characters being Thomas, Newt, Alby, Teresa, and Minho. One day Thomas wakes up in an elevator and finds himself with no memory but his name as the elevator stops he finds that he is been sent to a place called the glade. As he gets out of the elevator he sees a group of boys, they called themselves Glader’s. He meets two boys that showed him around the glade, there name are Newt and Alby. The glade located in middle

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    Why is it that in literature the main character always seems different when compared to all of the other characters? In many pieces of literature the protagonist has a certain character trait that sets them apart from the rest of their world. When the author does this, the story seems more interesting and the reader will keep reading to learn about how the main character will overcome their struggles. In the short stories, “Disguises” by Jean Fong Kwok, “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, and “The

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    While there are a plethora of themes in John Knowles' novel, A Separate Peace, one of the most significant themes is friendship. The World English Dictionary defines a friend as "a person known well to another and regarded with liking, affection, and loyalty." A Separate Peace explores conflicts between two close friends, Gene Forrester and Phineas. Gene is a studious, hardworking boy, while Phineas, or Finny, is an adept, natural athlete. They are well acquainted at the beginning of the story, but

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    Manhood is presented in many aspects both by Ernest J Gaines in his five short stories Bloodline and in The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. They show it not only in one facet but also in other looks by putting most of their protagonists in tests that urge them to response with a mental virility and with a certain degree of consciousness that some manage to overcome. Otherwise manhood is sometime presented by the authors in such a way it can be only defined as the fact of being adult male

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    Is she the antagonist or is she the protagonist? Although Crytsal commits many shocking actions, she is a good- hearted person. Crystal, the main character of Evans’ story, is a morally ambiguous character who some readers might identify as bad. Although Crystal is an intelligent student, some

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    function. The first type is the internal conflict caused by some of the ideas and beliefs that are within the parties to the conflict. The second type is an external conflict, resulting from external forces that affect one way or the other in the protagonist. In these 3 stories there are different types of conflict by referring to the short stories are: "Letter from Gaza", "After twenty years," and "Scarlet ibis. The first story, a "Letter from Gaza". Here can point to internal conflict and evolving

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    opposite side of the main character, but what characteristic does a super villain obtain that appeal to the viewers as the evil person. First of all, the villain, or the antagonist of the story, always have some type of conflict with the hero, or the protagonist. Second, most villains are cold heart-ed and will do anything to achieve their goals. Lastly, villains tends to deceive the hero and leads them to a wrong path. Raiden the Moon King from the movie "Kubo and the Two strings" is in fact a great example

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    El Hijo De Ruby Analysis

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    documentary was particularly interesting because by the end of my third time watching it I realized that one of the most impactful and important scenes was the beautiful scene with Lio dancing in the skirt. This choice to end the documentary with the protagonist dancing with the skirt completely confused me at first but because it was so abruptly introduced, however after reading Jack’s Plunger and Performing Disidentifications I developed my own ideas of what Lio dancing with the skirt might represent

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    Super Hero Film Analysis

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    best roles in this movie as you can really see her do a great performance. It is not the normal drama or sci-fi movie that she has done until that point. This movie she is able to relax and give a performance that allows her to shine as the main protagonist with a

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