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    The Protagonist

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    Blackwell Professor Helen Driver English 1302 January 28‚ 2013 The Protagonist Have you ever picked up a book and within minutes you couldn’t put it down? Have you felt a deep connection with a character‚ yet at the same time; not understood why the characters do the things they do? The way we connect with our favorite characters is no accident. The author’s resolve when writing is for the reader to connect with the protagonist of their stories. I know that The author of “Circumcision” Pramoedya

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    True Protagonist In The Crucible‚ by Arthur Miller‚ John Proctor shows his protagonist character by the respectable and honorable man he lives to be. In order to understand why John Proctor is the protagonist of the story‚ a definition of the word protagonist is indispensable. A protagonist is essentially the main character of a story‚ mostly known as the good character. The author spends most of his time on him‚ and usually the character changes or evolves during the course of the novel. The

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    1. I read the book Room‚ by Emma Donoghue‚ which was copy-righted in 2010. 2. Emma Donoghue was born in 1969‚ in Dublin Ireland‚ where she was the youngest of 8 in her family. As a kid‚ she attended Catholic convent schools‚ and then attended the University of Dublin. She moved to England shortly afterwards‚ where she got her PHD in English from the University of Cambridge. Since then she has made a living by being a writer. She now lives in Canada with her husband‚ and 2 kids. (Emma

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    stories must quickly develop characters‚ so the audience can create a connection early. Protagonists contain a narrow mind in a lot of short stories. Closed-minded characters do not consider the other side of a story or argument. Protagonists in the short stories “The Sniper‚” “The Scarlet Ibis‚” and “The Cask of Amontillado‚” are narrow-minded and biased toward

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    Protagonist Definition – protagonist‚ the main character in a story or play. A protagonist is the character that the story is narrated by‚ and whose conflicts create the plot. Sometimes the protagonist can be referred to as the hero of a story or play. Batman‚ in the Batman movies‚ is the protagonist. He is the hero in the movie and solves the conflicts. Other examples of protagonist include Napoleon‚ in the story Animal Farm; Goodman Brown‚ in the short story “Young Goodman Brown”. These characters

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    THE HOUSE THAT WAS NEVER BUILT BY HENRY LAWSON I’ve choosed The House That Was Never Built by Henry Lawson as a subject for me to discuss on the relevant theories in it. After reading and analysing the story‚ I’ve discoverd psychoanalytic criticism is the most relevant theories that suit with the main character and the narrator himself. What is Psychoanalytic Criticism? Psychoanalytic Criticism here means when the narrator apply methods of treating emotional and psychological disorders in literature

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    brought home a wife The Author --> is a story about a man who comes home to his province to introduce his wife from the city to his family. Characters: * Leon/Noel - husband of Maria. The protagonist because he is the leading and the main character of the story. * Maria - the wife of Leon from the city. Protagonist‚ she’s one of the major character. * Baldo - the younger brother of Leon. * Labang - the bull‚ Leon’s pet. In the story... Leon arrived with his wife in the country meeting Leon’s

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    by Ruth; unwelcome in her home. She has little respect for Ruth’s lifestyle which is filled with second-hand drama‚ meaningless shopping – little overall purpose. * Character vs. Self (Leah = old and tired‚ misses Estonia‚ misses husband)  Protagonist - Leah * Changes throughout 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

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    is Macbeth a gothic protagonist? The gothic protagonist who is seen as the main character tries to overcome human limitations by making acting as god. Within the novel elements of Gothic is seen which is seen highly in the characters as well as other aspects. Shakespeare’s Macbeth consists of the central protagonist who is Macbeth himself. Thus‚ Macbeth is seemed as a gothic protagonist because he urges for a gothic goal which is often for more power. A gothic protagonist is known to have sharply

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    Have you ever felt an innate desire to connect to another human being but you were inhibited by the expectation that you may be rejected by mainstream society. People often crave to belong to a group however; it can be fraught with difficulties. Both the film “My life as a house” and the novel “One flew over the Cuckoos nest” by Ken Kesey encapsulate the difficulties with belonging to a group as they are obscured by multiple barriers presented in the beginning. The film “My life as a house” provides

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