Protagonist

The main character in a play around whom most of the action is based.

protagonist

  1. a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
  2. the principal character in a work of fiction

Protagonist

A protagonist ({ety|grc|πρωταγωνιστής (protagonistes)|one who plays the first part, chief actor}) is the main character (the central or primary personal figure) of a literary, theatrical, cinematic or musical narrative, who enters conflict because of the antagonist. The audience is intended to mostly identify with the protagonist. In ...
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Protagonist

• (n.) One who takes the leading part in a drama; hence, one who takes lead in some great scene, enterprise, conflict, or the like.
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Protagonist

Pro·tag'o·nist noun [ Greek ...; prw^tos first + ... an actor, combatant, from ... a contest.] One who takes the leading part in a drama; hence, one who takes lead in some great scene, enterprise, conflict, or the like. « Shakespeare, the protagonist on the great of modern poetr...
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protagonist

in ancient Greek drama, the first or leading actor. The poet Thespis is credited with having invented tragedy when he introduced this first actor ...
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protagonist

protagonist 1. The chief personage in a drama; hence, the principal character in the plot of a story, etc. 2. A leading personage in any contest; a prominent supporter or champion of any cause. 3. The protagonist of a Greek drama was its leading actor, of whom there could be but one in any play. 4. Etymology: proto-, 'first in time, earliest' + ag...
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Protagonist

The central character of a story
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Protagonist

the leading character or hero in ancient Greek tragedy; in modern literary criticism, the central character in a drama or another genre.
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protagonist

The main character in a play or story.
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Protagonist

The main character in a work, on whom the author focuses most of the narrative attention. See charac
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Protagonist

The main character or hero of a story whose actions and goal drive the plot forwards.
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protagonist

the principal character in a work of fiction
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protagonist

the principal character in a work of fiction
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protagonist

the principal character in a work of fiction
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protagonist

[n] - the principal character in a work of fiction
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