protagonist

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protagonist

the principal character in a play, story, etc.
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In terms of aggression, high aggression scenarios described a situation in which the main character assaults a police officer.
The novel's main character stands in for the reader, who tries to evade what Robbe-Grillet has elsewhere termed the "continuous fringe of culture" that requires the overinterpretation of both books and life.
He's one of the men who beat up the main character, but he's hesitant to join the violence.
Compile a case history or description of the story's theme, plot and main character as background to the clinical study.
The author, however, consistently offers hope by empowering her main character with forward movement and a charming sense of humor.
Batou, the main character, is a detective in Section 9 of the Public Safety Bureau.
She is a main character in Wedding and a peripheral character here, yet Maddie realizes this summer once again how much Barbara's failures have impacted her own life.
Readers will fall into the plot as main character Professor Percival Marlowe, an incredibly intellectual astrophysicist is nearing death without having the closure of finishing his greatest discovery.
The main character is a government auditor who travels to military bases all over the world who indulges in world cultures, as well as has opportunities most of us never have to have sex with women from all parts of the world.
On the verge of an incarceration-induced breakdown and suffering from the mental anguish of his crime, the main character releases a deluge of writing that is angry, frightening, sad and even incomprehensible at times.
That main character is crime novelist Dan Dark (Robert Downey Jr.
In Dreams Die First, his main character is bisexual, and the novel opens with him lying in bed next to a naked hustler whose name he cannot remember.