protagonist


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protagonist

the principal character in a play, story, etc.
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Our protagonist must discover the connection between Tiffany windows and the death of a Russian night guard, in this deftly-paced murder mystery.
There are two central patterns that she identifies in the texts analyzed ; "the use of landscape imagery to convey the effects of trauma and remembering, and the use of place as a site that shapes the protagonist's experience and perception of the world" (xi).
The film's plot is hardly the main focus; we follow the protagonist's journey but the focus is rarely on him or on the chain of events.
When the teaser for Uncharted 3 was launched, it too has a trailer with a map and the voice over of the lead protagonist, Nathan Drake played by Nolan North.
But his protracted exit cast a shadow over Protagonist's future in the first half of 2012.
However, it was only in the 1980s, because of certain cultural phenomena, that films with several protagonists and interlaced stories began to proliferate.
The author explains why the multi-protagonist template has started to gain prevalence in a genre traditionally focused on a single hero: in an increasingly globalised world ruled by an intricate web of corporate interests and personal connections, the individual protagonist's ability to act is seriously curtailed.
In a prologue of sorts, the protagonist plummets from wealth to poverty upon the death of his parents.
Braidotti's concept of nomadism helps us understand how the protagonist might begin to treat her harassed existence in the city as a source of trangressive behavior.
The novel does not lose the individual perspective but adds to it a historical one, examining the family of the protagonist as well as the entire ethnic group to which he belongs.
Tommy is, I think, the protagonist, even though he's hardly mentioned.
After a short-lived and disastrous relationship with Andrew, who is white, the protagonist sublets an apartment that she learns about from an older colleague named Greta Hicks, who befriends her.