"Antagonist" Essays and Research Papers

Antagonist

protagonist/antagonist dynamic in Fiela’s Child and So Long a Letter Women’s struggle for equality is about as common in society as the belief in their inferiority; it is no stretch of the imagination to figure why. The novels Fiela’s Child and So Long a Letter chronicle a woman’s fight for freedom and in so doing maneuver to criticize the patriarchal societies that elicit this struggle. This indictment is communicated by no shortage of means. One method applies the protagonist/antagonist dynamic;...

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë - Heathcliff, a protagonist or antagonist?

lovers were devastated. From the aforementioned information, it becomes obvious that Heathcliff is a protagonist. He may not be the protagonists that many other books depict - not the kind of person who saves the world and manages to fight off the antagonists at the same time. No; Heathcliff is a different type of protagonist. He shows us how deep emotions can go, and how far people will go with those emotions. Heathcliff's emotions are the strongest a person can attain, and it's portrayed with utmost...

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Antagonist and Dexter

The TV show ‘Dexter’ is the story about an anti-hero named Dexter Morgan that works as a blood splatter expert for the Miami Police Department by day, but by night he kills bad guys who have escaped the legal system. It is not your typical TV drama because it shows unrealistic situations and events because of his personality and background. Dexter also verges on Dark Comedy. When all of these elements are combined, Dexter is my favorite TV show because it is so different from everything...

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Chrysanthemums Literary Review - the Antagonist Is Not Who You Would Think

1102-208 7-20-2011 The Antagonist is Not Who You Would Think In “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck, the character’s conflicts are very obscure. The main character, Elisa, is in constant conflict with herself, which she projects onto her husband and the tinker. Though Elisa appears to be dissatisfied with her life, she has no way to change it, and she becomes increasingly crass as the story progresses. Although she appears to be the victim, she is the story’s antagonist. Steinbeck describes...

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Lord of the Flies/Shutter Island Antagonist Comparison

ENG3U1-01 7 May 2012 Comparison of Antagonists in Lord of the Flies and Shutter Island As a social human, it is impossible not to write a distasteful person off as an enemy. Every little thing they do seems to be laced with bad intentions. The novel Lord of the Flies written by William Golding, and the film Shutter Island directed by Martin Scorsese are both texts that contain antagonist characters with unique and similar qualities. An antagonistic character is usually written to be driven...

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Types Of Conflict Worksheet 1

description of the story. Determine the protagonist (central character) and antagonist (opposing force). Then describe the type of confict (example: person vs. nature). 1. After breaking his mother's favorite vase, Casey struggles to decide whether he should tell his mother the truth and face the consequences, or whether he should attempt to hide his mistake and blame the family dog. Protagonist: ______________________________ Antagonist: ______________________________ Type of Conflict 2. Kiko is a ninja...

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The Blue Bouquet

our way. The antagonist is attacking the protagonist because he wants blue eyes. The antagonist clearly sees a difference in the protagonist, and therefore jumps to the conclusion that he has blue eyes, and tries to attack him. The antagonist uses a primal approach at attacking the protagonist, and uses a machete instead of any sort of culturally advanced weapon such as a gun. The protagonist acts very responsibly and doesn’t overreact to the attack. He tries to reason with the antagonist, and even...

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Sleeping Beauty - Differences between two stories

Grimm’s version. Another reason Grimm’s story has this difference could be that in ‘Sun, Moon and Talia’ the antagonist is not introduced until after the princess has awoken. In Grimm’s tale the antagonist is introduced right at the beginning changing the flow of the story. In ‘Little Brier-Rose’ and “Sun, Moon and Talia’ the antagonists are very different. Basile’s version has the antagonist as a jealous wife. She discovers that her husband has impregnated another woman and ‘with a heart of Medea’...

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Round Characters and Flat Characters in a Story

Huck Finn is the protagonist. * In Little Red Riding Hood, the little girl is the protagonist. Antagonist: The antagonist is the character who represents a challenge or an obstacle to the protagonist in a story. In some stories, the antagonist is not a person! * In Little Red Riding Hood, the wolf is the antagonist. * In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, society is the antagonist. Society, with its unfair laws and rules, represents the obstacle to Huck's development as a person. ...

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Analyzing short story’s setting.

is called the Antagonist. Setting of “The Games at Twilight” By Anita Desai Time: The story taking place in a hottest summer time (Afternoon) of a day. Place: The story set in an urban house in India. Character: In this story we found only four characters. Protagonist: In this story the most important and protagonist character is Ravi. He is clearly central to this story with all major events. So, he is protagonist of this story. Antagonist: In this story the antagonist is technically...

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Comparative Literature Paper.

Gay Boyhood, was however, a much more autobiographic account then Cofer’s essay, American History. Both essays also made very good use of literary devices. American History used literary devices like plot, conflict, climax, protagonist and antagonist, and irony to help tell the story. A Clack of Tiny Sparks: Remembrances of a Gay Boyhood also made very good use of most of the same literary devices but rather then the obvious use of irony like in American History, this essay used symbolism. Both...

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Is "Sredni Vashtar" a Horror Short Story?

protagonist, the death of the antagonist and the lack of coherence in society. Saki emphasises the horror in the main characters, including both the protagonists and antagonists. "Conradin" is described as a "ten years old" boy, skinny and sick who "will not live for another 5 years". It is not a nice image for a boy, and it can either cause sympathy or apathy. However, the fact that he has a "rampant" imagination and he uses it to evade reality, intimidates the reader. The antagonist is Mrs. De Ropp, a...

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School for Scandal

is a youthful bachelor disreputable for his lavishness, indulgence, very generous, and he loves a woman known as Maria. On the other hand, there are two antagonists: Joseph Surface and Lady Sneerwell. Joseph Surface is a person who pretends to be an honorable man who is in the real sense is a scoundrel double-dealer. Lady Sneerwell as antagonist plots with Joseph Surface to ensure that Maria and Charles break up. There are other subordinate characters such as Sir Olive Surface a wealthy uncle of...

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Narrative Design of Fargo

was not filmed in a linear pattern; instead, Fargo was filmed in an episodic pattern with three sets of characters that gradually flow into one linear path. Fargo also has an unusual set of characters, with the true roles of the protagonist and antagonist being shown and understood towards the middle of the film. The film was set in 1987 and took place mainly in Brainerd, Minnesota. The film focuses on the characters and the details of the plot, rather than the subject and story itself, to allow...

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Film Critique

in this literary work, and finally my reactions to the poem. First we will explore the symbolism used in this story. There was not very much symbolism like most poems. This narrator is very blunt about the main issue, the loneliness felt by the antagonist. In the beginning the poem says “you do not have to walk on your knees” (Oliver, 1986) which symbolizes the fact that you do not have to belittle yourself or be down on yourself because of your situation. You need to rise above that and just love...

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Oedipus Rex and MacBeth

Tragedy […] is an imitation of an action that is serious […] with incidents arousing pity and fear. (Aristotles, Poetics IV, 1449a 10-15) Tragedy follows the rise and the fall of its protagonist who is overcome by the antagonist. Aristotle’s Oedipus Rex and Shakespeare’s Macbeth capture the timeless nature of human experience; they display powerful central characters whose course of action demonstrates the different attributes and sides of human nature. Through the vicissitudes of protagonists’ fates...

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A Secret Lost In The Water Thing

When the narrator tried to put their father’s teaching in action  by holding the alder branch waiting for it to writhe, hoping for  the sound of gushing water. In the end, the branch stayed  motionless in his/her hands.     Protagonist: Narrator (The son)  Antagonist: The antagonist is the Farmer      Setting:     The story took place a Third World country, in a village,  Farmlands. We also believe the story took place during the  1980s­present day.    Title:    “​ A Secret Lost in the Water” is a perfect title because the son ...

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The glass menagerie script analysis

memories, Laura is the Protagonist. 2. Tom is the Antagonist to himself in real-time. He presents the conflict to himself when the past him left. During the memories, Amanda is the Antagonist because she creates the conflict against Laura. Amanda tells Laura that she must find a gentleman caller, and the memories follow the events before, during, and after the caller comes. The necessity of the caller is the conflict, presented by the Antagonist Amanda. 3. Tom is an obvious lead, going through...

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Protagonist in Trifles

the evidence that supports Mrs. Wright as the protagonist is overwhelming. Mrs. Wright is clearly the protagonist when identifying the antagonist(s), observing the transformation of Minnie Foster to Mrs. Wright, and by realizing what the sympathies from Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters for Mrs. Wright actually mean. When investigating the antagonist, or antagonists, it is clear that there are many possibilities. Susan Glaspell has strong feminist ideals; furthermore, the effects of these ideals are lucid...

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Analysis a Short Story

character ; a static character remains the same from the beginning of the plot to the end ; and a dynamic character undergoes permanent change. The protagonist is the central character. The forces working against him or her are called the antagonists. About a specific character * What is the character like ? * How is X person characterized by the author ? * What are his/her character traits ? * Is he or she flat, round, dynamic or static ? ...

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shylock as avillian in merchant of venice

Shylock as Villian in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice             In Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice the antagonist of the play is  Shylock.  Shylock is a wealthy Jewish moneylender. Shylock is probably the  most memorable character in the play because of Shakespeare's excellent  characterization of him. Shylock is the antagonist in the play because he  stands in the way of love, but this does not necessarily make him the  villain of the play.  Shylock can be seen as both...

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Why Shylock Is a Complex Character

reader and other characters view them, and that perspective can change at any point throughout the storyline. In Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice, Shylock is presented as the most developed character. Shakespeare purposely creates both an antagonist and protagonist in Shylock, by creating a change in view for the reader throughout the play. He can be viewed as a hated Jew that is often referred to as a villain, a devil, and a money obsessed freak, but a sudden change of personality tends to...

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Story

a queen. * A character is a person, or sometimes even an animal, who takes part in the action of a short story or other literary work. * The protagonist is the main character. * The antagonist is the person in conflict with the main character. Not all stories have antagonists. Characters and how we get to know them: 1. Through the author's physical description of them 2. Their actions 3. Their words 4. Their inner thoughts 5. Through what other characters say and think...

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Movie Review the Princess Bride

shown when they two strike up a casual conversation despite being enemies. This was a test of battle prowess while the battle later with the giant was a test of strength. This foreshadows the fact that the antagonist now may turn into a ‘helper’ later. It should be noted that the main antagonist switches when Vinzzini loses to Westley in a test of intellect. These tests were designed to be suspenseful for the watcher as well as a debut for the protagonist. Westley is dismembered, and crucified later...

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Element of a Short Story

good example of the use of non-human characters to portray human behaviour.) Characters are usually of two types, the protagonist and the antagonist. The protagonist is the main character. He is in conflict with another character, who is known as the antagonist.   Here is the list of the characters in Nose Betty. Can you identify which one is the antagonist and which one is the protagonist? • Chanda • John • Nose Betty • Sandra So who is the protagonist? ‘Easy,’ you say, ‘It’s Chanda.’ ...

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Barn Burning 4

William Faulkner In most stories one reads there is going to be a protagonist and an antagonist. The protagonist is the character in the story that is usually considered the good guy. The antagonist is usually considered the bad guy and clashes with the protagonist. In the story “Barn Burning” by William Faulkner he has a clear protagonist and antagonist. The protagonist of the story is Sarti. The antagonist of the story is Sarti’s father Abner. Faulkner makes this a very interesting story to...

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German Expressionism

Germany called the Weimar Cinema, or later called German Expressionism. The movement is most often credited with introducing a new style of film in which dark, dramatic lighting and abstract set design were used to convey emotion. Films included an antagonist who was usually depicted as an iconoclast and their actions often resulted in pandemonium and terror. Out of German Expressionism came Film Noir, a coined phrase used to describe dark and cynical films that followed World War II (Dirks). Expressionist...

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Bildungsroman Paper

parts of the movie are motivated by his passion for Jenny. He soon reunites with Jenny and marries her. This shows that love can almost take over the character and form it to work with the person he or she loves. The antagonist can also form the main character. Generally, the antagonist is trying to stop the protagonist from growing in a bildungsroman novel. A fine example of this would be Harry Potter. Harry is a young wizard who is notoriously known for surviving a deadly spell casted by the most...

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How Do the Authors of the Two Texts Not Without My Daughter and the Pianist Use Their Protagonists to Explore a Response to Violent Social Change?

as the protagonist’s outfits and appearances change throughout the texts, however, the two characters react differently to the enforced change of appearance. In The Pianist, Wladerk changes his costume in order to survive the fight against the antagonist, whereas Betty in Not Without My Daughter does not want to change her costume as she has the need to stay true to herself, ‘You told me I only have to wear this in public!’. The film maker emphasises that Wladerk has more to lose, hence his need...

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Elijah of Buxton Book Report

free. Elijah learns even when things seem the worst, there is always something to give life meaning. The protagonist of Elijah of Buxton is Elijah Freeman, and the antagonist is Zephariah Connerly. Elijah is the main character because he is featured in all of the scenes, and he is the narrator of this story. Zephariah is the antagonist because even though he is called the Preacher, Zephariah is a reprobate. When he stole money from a friend to gamble, Elijah went to retrieve the money. Because of...

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Enders Game

challenges that have been placed in his way by the secondary antagonist, Colonel Graff. The reader empathizes with Ender and feels his pain as he is given so many challenges that he almost breaks. The secondary antagonist is Colonel Graff, a flat but dynamic character who acts as a puppet master, controlling, isolating, testing, challenging, and ultimately molding Ender into a commander that can save the human race from the main antagonist, the Buggers. Graff is a dynamic character because at first...

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Comparison Between Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter

strong willed and performs many courageous acts. Frodo too is quite young, by the age standards in the novel, and although in appearance is less human than Harry, his human side is showed through various strengths and weaknesses. The main antagonists in "Harry Potter" and "The Lord of the Rings" are both evil, as the fantasy genre generally requires. Voldemort, in "Harry Potter" had tried to kill Harry as a baby and due to that some of his powers have been given to Harry himself. This is similar...

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Is Stanley Kowalski a Tragic Villain?

control over women, as men felt they were far superior to women, because of this Stanley has more of a hubris persona as his actions and ambitions led to the protagonist of the play having a harmartia. A tragic villain is a character, normally an antagonist that does not truly intend to be a villain. So in Stanley’s case, Stanley can be alleged as an tragic villain as he is violent towards to Stella, for paradigm hitting her and using animalistic behaviour towards other women, which was an example...

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Formalist: Protagonist and Character Vs

story * At the story’s start, she feels at peace, even grateful for the notion of death * When the window breaks at climax, she becomes motivated, has a renewed sense of hope and vigor for life * She is a definitely dynamic character  Antagonist – Ruth * Makes little effort to interact with Leah * Doesn’t enjoy her mother-in-law living with her * A possible intrusion of privacy  Perspective – 3rd person limited – we know and understand Leah’s thoughts very clearly, but the...

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City of Lost Souls

Valentine Morgenstern. Clary brings him back to life by wishing to the angel Raziel. The fifth installment is a perfect example of a man vs. self conflict. In the beginning of this book Jace and Sebastian go missing. Sebastian being the evil antagonist, and Jace being one of the main protagonists this causes an uproar through the shadowhunter community. Clary eventually catches up with Jace and Sebastian but Jace is totally different. Sebastian had linked him and Jace together so whatever happened...

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Similarties and Differences

Place” 3 main characters are used. In each story, one character is the antagonist (the man going against the other) and the protagonist. In “Cathedral” the main characters are the wife, the husband, and Robert. The husband is the antagonist while Robert is the protagonist. In “A Clean Well-Lighted Place” the three main characters are a customer who is an old man, a young waiter and older waiter. The younger waiter is the antagonist in while the old man is the protagonist. Both stories share the similarities...

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"In the Heat of the Night" by John Ball - Character Notes

She has been deprived of social acceptance, and believes she can overcome this handicap by sensational conduct, irresistible to males, which is stated on page 152. She even displayed herself to Harvey Oberst without him asking! She is one of the antagonists in the story because she accused Sam of seducing her, which caused the main character, Sam, to go to jail. Delores believed that she was pregnant, so she accused Sam because he stopped by her house daily. Secondly, he was not married. Lastly, she...

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Q- 3 person omniscient The narrator is NOT a character in the story; all knowing narrator; narrates relates all thoughts and feelings of more than one character Q- Protagonist Central character or hero in a narrative or drama Q- Antagonist A force of working against the protagonist. It can be a character, society, a force of nature or a force within the main character- opposing force Q- Allusion Reference to a famous person, place, event or work of literature Q- Irony ...

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Villains: Good or Bad?

Villains: Good or Bad? A villain is a person, character, or thing that is an antagonist who has a negative effect on people. Many people see villains in one way: bad. When referring to a villain, people imagine a big, bad beast that only commits acts of crime to be greedy or mischievous, when in reality, some villains may be taught that bad things were good or the villain may have a backstory that provides a reason on why he or she commits acts of crime. If people would not anticipate what a...

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how to write character sketch

character in a literary piece the sketch gives the student the freedom to be a detective and try to find out what the author is expressing through their characters. They can sketch the protagonist ( the favorable hero or heroine in the story,) or the antagonist ( the character which causes the conflict for the main character), or the supporting characters. Assigning this kind of paper sharpens the skill of observation and note-taking as they focus on one specific character and the traits that make them...

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Exploring Psychotic Characters in Let

characters are villains, or antagonists in their stories. An antagonist is the character who strives against another main character. This character opposes the hero or protagonist in drama. The term is also used to describe one who contends with or opposes another in a fight, conflict, or battle of wills. In literature, this is the principal opponent or foil of the main character and is considered the villain unless the protagonist is a villain; in that case, the antagonist is the hero. (Guide to Literary...

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Comparison Between "A Municpal Report" And "A Jury Of Her Peers"

helped to bring out a more meaningful meaning to the story. The protagonist in "A Jury of Her Peers"� are the women, and the antagonist are the men. The protagonist in "A Municipal Report"� is Azalea Adair, and the antagonist is the Major. The women are protagonist because they revolve around the central conflict of the story, "A Jury of Her Peers."� The Men are the antagonist because they are making fun of the women and telling them that they will not find any evidence where in all actuality the men...

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Kate Chopin's "Story of an Hour" Analysis

action. Although there is not much known about him we can assume he is the antagonist of the story. The reader is hoping for Mrs. Mallord to survive without him, and when he walks in she dies! She didn’t want to be with him after she realized her self-assertion made her happy, so even if she didn’t die she would be miserable with him. Mr. Mallord ruined the idea of the protagonist, Mrs. Mallord, succeeding, so he is the antagonist of the story. Since there is no information about Mr. Mallord he doesn’t...

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Hamlet vs Othello

his decision through the ideas given to him by others which leads to rash, emotionally charged action. These differences in decision making can be seen through the different difficulties that each protagonist faces with their lovers, friends, and antagonist. In both literary works, the protagonist falls in love with the daughters of two politicians. Both fathers have the power to influence the fate of the main characters. Unfortunately, the fathers are very protective of their daughters and also...

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nobody's fool and Last of the Mohicans

there for his family. . In the film, The last of the Mohicans, the screenplay is basically good vs. evil. The Mohicans, Hawkeye, Chingacook, and Uncas, are the protagonists, and are good. Their fighting against the Maqua’s, who are the evil antagonists. The characters such as Hawkeye, are portrayed as being dark, mysterious and superior in many ways. Cora is a dark haired beauty who falls in love with Hawkeye. The British officer giving his life so they could be together is not believable....

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Ferguson Rifle Book Review Summary

character traits are given about these men, other than they are very brave. Throughout the story two different antagonists are described. The first antagonist we are introduced to is the Otoe Indian. In hopes of becoming noticed by his tribe, he betrays the lot and attempts to set up the lot for ambush. He is never mentioned again after this failure; however, we learn about another antagonist named Captain Fernandez. This Spanish general tried to arrest the men of the lot for trespassing onto his land...

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Chapter 4 Test of Grammar and Usage

Comprehension) 1. Who was Tio Sabelo? 2. What is an Awok? 3. Who was Minggay Awok? 4. Where did Minggay live? 5. What is a Wakwak? Second Dimension (Interpretative Comprehension) 1. What are the characteristics of the protagonist and the antagonist? 2. Why was Minggay feared in Libas and the surrounding barrios? 3. What minor characters appear in the story, and what roles do these characters play in advancing the action of the story? 4. Why is the old woman living alone? 5. What details...

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English 101A

English 101A Antagonist- the opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist. For this word i would use the villagers who trapped Jumpei Niki and the women in the dunes. Characterization- the means through which an author reveals a character’s personality. Women talks about sand being her life and how important sand is to her. She described her character as affection by showing her love toward sand. Climax- the point in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at which the...

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A Comparison Between Five Children and It and the Canary Prince

ascends the throne. These three aspects do not appear in Five Children and It, as I see it as a pure children adventurous tale. Another characteristic of fairy tale according to Smith is that the protagonists in the story must be pure good and the antagonists are pure evil, and that there is no in-between grey area (2012:21) as also stated by Propp (1968:79) who boldly lists eight characters that should appear in fairy tales, three of which are the villain who struggles against the hero/protagonist,...

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Nicholas Sparks

protagonist. They have to deal with problems caused by the antagonists. Many times the antagonists are not other characters, but things that cause problems for others. For example the protagonist in The Wedding was Wilson, and the antagonist was his marriage. He forgot his 29th anniversary and was planning a huge surprise for his wife to reunite there marriage on there 30th anniversary. Everything fell into place and Wilson ultimately overcame the antagonist. All of his books have similar plot lines resembling...

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much of his life on his father, so he can't imagine another little kid going through the situations that they go through in the apocalyptic world, without a guardian helping him. The Man in the Truck- The Man in The Truck can also be sort of the antagonist of the novel. The Man in the Trucks exchanges words with The Man and his son about them joining his group. The Man though does not trust a word coming from this man and doesn't pay his plea any attention. The Man in the Truck suddenly grabs the...

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Literary Criticism of John Steinbeck's the Chysanthemums

Structuralist When using the Stucturalist criticism, the analyst approaches the work and compares the patterns that appear in all other types of work. The characters in the story can be easily identified as either a protagonist or an antagonist. The criticism can be used to look at the character and his activities, and whether or not he was successful in his journeys. The criticism can be used to compare the similarities of the work to other works. In The Chrysanthemums, John Steinbeck...

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Stylistic Analysis "Up the Down Staircase"

the man against society. This young teacher stands up against the established order, she is against the way many teachers work at school and foster children. So, the main character of the story is Sylvia Barrett, a protagonist. There is also her antagonist, Mr. McHabe. Minor characters can be found, too. They are Paul Barringer, a writer who teaches English, an Dr. /bester, /chairman of the English Department. The form of the author’s speech is entrusted narrative. The writer himself hides behind...

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Book Report of Alex Rider Scorpia Rising

Grief is first mentioned in Point Blanc and is also one of the main antagonists of Scorpia Rising the clone of Hugo Grief. Erik Gunter- Erik Gunter is a former Scottish war hero who turned to Scorpia for money. In Scorpia Rising, he is hired to manipulate and eventually tried to kill Alex. Zeljan Kurst- Zeljan Kurst is a Yugoslavian businessman, the chairman of the terrorist organization Scorpia and one of the series' main antagonists. Kurst was the head of the police force in Yugoslavia during the...

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Study Guide for 12 Angry Men

in the play would be Juror #8, who is fighting for the boys life, even though he may be guilty. Explain the term “antagonist.” The antagonist is typically the "nemesis" of the main character or "villain" of the play. They oppose the protagonist, putting obstacles in his way throughout his journey. • Who is the antagonist in this play? Although there is no set antagonist to the play, the closest thing to it would be Juror #3, who is insistent on finding the boy guilty. • What is...

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"Cathedral," this story has an antagonist. Who? How is she antagonistic? This character has many admirable traits--a rounded character--but seems to use them only for selfish purposes. 3. Is there a catalyst in this story? If so, who? When, and in what way? Remember that a catalyst may do something to cause a change in the protagonist, usually a positive change. You can name this character just by a process of elimination (she is not the protagonist nor the antagonist), but you may have to reread the...

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Two Kinds

contains. A story's setting is usually described in the beginning of the story, giving an explanation of where and when the story is taking place. Many stories have a protagonist and an antagonist as well as other key characters. The protagonist is the "hero or antihero; (the) character you tend to 'root for'." . The antagonist opposes the protagonist, usually creating some sort of conflict within the story. The plot of a story is the way the events play out in the story. Along with these elements, there...

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The Yellow Wallpaper Analysis

the private domain of the home, where she should carry out her prescribed roles of wife and mother and show us that it could potentially drive a person insane to live like that. Now to talk about characterization. In The Yellow Wallpaper, the antagonist is the narrator. She is the main character of the story who is a mother and a wife who suffers from depression and anxiety. She is prescribed to a treatment called “rest cure” in which she is confined to a room for several months. She is forbidden...

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A Character Study: Phoenix Jackson

she must overcome in order to succeed on her journey. Once can say that there are two antagonists: the world in which she lives, in that she is most likely oppressed for her skin colour, and for providing obstacles such as dishes and thorny bushes, and secondly herself, for not having the youthful strength to overcome these obstacles. One would initially believe that the young hunter is, too, an antagonist, however, upon closer analysis; he does not oppose her at all nor provide any obstacles...

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Gone in 60 Seconds

off with Kip, our protagonist’s brother, stealing a very expensive car and ending up losing the car because of the police. Due to him failing to submit the car he is tortured by the antagonist, named Callitri in the movie. NICOLAS Cage, or Randall Raines, then comes into the movie and strikes a deal with the antagonist, and the deal is he steals 50 high end cars in 3 days. He is forced to do Callitri’s bidding because if he fails to do it his brother’s life will be taken. Randall achieves the impossible...

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