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Word: protagonist

Definition: leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story

Sentences Containing 'protagonist'

"Arcane Path" is a concept album of a protagonist's inner struggles.
(As in "Alice in Wonderland", the protagonist has followed a rabbit through a tunnel, with sometimes bizarre consequences.)
A few fictional creations, such as Marlon Brando's performance in "Viva Zapata!" and Robert Jordan, the protagonist of Ernest Hemingway's "For Whom the Bell Tolls", are included as well.
A tragic hero is the protagonist of a tragedy.
After the man describes all that he hates the protagonist calls his wife to make up.
Alex Masterley (born 24 February 1960) is the protagonist of the comic strip.
Azhrarn's role in the series varies between protagonist and worker of random cruelty.
Father Riccardo Fontana, the priest protagonist, and Gerstein meet for the first time.
Figuratively, there is a vast ocean within the protagonist's heart and soul.
Fortinbras is the protagonist of the 1992 play "Fortinbras" by Lee Blessing.
Frequently, the narrator's story revolves around themselves as the protagonist and allows this protagonist/narrator character's inner thoughts to be conveyed openly to the audience, even if not to any of the other characters.
He was imprisoned for 3 years in 1827 for his role as a primary protagonist in the Shrigley abduction.
In it, the protagonist buys a bottle with an imp inside that grants wishes.
It is a sequel to "King Coal" and documents the continuing exploits of that novel's protagonist, Hal Warner.
Its protagonist is shown as goaded beyond endurance by a pastor, finally killing him and getting executed.
Later, she chose Setsuna for the protagonist of the series.
Liam Devlin is a protagonist and recurring character in the novels of Jack Higgins.
Like the protagonist of "The Quare Fellow", the audience never sees him.
Liz Dunn is the protagonist of this novel.
Lyrically, the song features the protagonist persistently asking for the phone number of an individual at a club.
Maia is an orphan and the protagonist of the book.
Miyazaki said of NausicaƤ that " is not a protagonist who defeats an opponent, but a protagonist who understands, or accepts.
Pratt reused the name of protagonist, Benjamin Franklin Ruby (as B. F. Ruby) as an authorial pseudonym for later stories.
Raymond Albert "Ray" Barone (Ray Romano) is the protagonist of the sitcom.
Shango is the protagonist of the play, according to some historians, as the king of Oyo, he was a feared figure both by his subjects and across the Niger by the Borgu and Nupe empires.
She is the series' protagonist and also serves as the narrator.
She was initially an ally of protagonist Jason and love interest to Hercules, but Jason was warned that Medusa's destiny as a monster is inevitable.
The area is also the home of Lanny Budd, the protagonist in 11 Upton Sinclair novels.
The film's protagonist is a North Korean refugee named Seung-Chul struggling to adjust to life in Seoul.
The film's protagonist is Yassin Mubarak Azad, a Pakistani cricketer who comes to Kerala on a mission.
The first-person narrator is always a character within his/her own story (whether the protagonist or not).
The focal character, protagonist, antagonist, or some other character's thoughts are revealed through the narrator.
The lyrics reference a romantic obsession that causes the protagonist to act out of character.
The novel opens with Khalil, the protagonist, and Naji, a friend, heading to Khalil's room to talk.
The player assumes the role of Tomoya Okazaki, the protagonist of "Clannad".
The plot follows the personal life and career trajectory of its protagonist, Denise Waverly.
The protagonist in that story is constantly questioning his own self-worth and the borders of morality.
The protagonist in the novel is a law enforcement official named Detective Gorby, who is given the task of solving the murder.
The protagonist is a teenager named Alton Richards.
The protagonist of the novel is an American named John Lang, who graduates from Harvard in 1910.
The protagonist travels to various exotic locales such as volcanoes, quarries and uninhabited islands.
The protagonist, fingered as the killer, is found guilty of murder and sentenced to death by hanging.
The same theme has been used throughout the movie as the protagonist's signature.
The song ends with the protagonist paying for the man's drinks and he thanks him for everything.
The story is double-edged: the human protagonist, in loving the nymph, transgresses against his own kind and may be punished.
They also deal with the theme of the self confined and observed, with a voice that either comes from outside into the protagonist's head (as in "Eh Joe") or else another character comments on the protagonist silently, by means of gesture (as in "Not I").
Tom Sawyer is a cunning and playful boy of about twelve years of age, and the protagonist of the story.
Tonino Benelli was the undisputed protagonist of the early racing successes.
Wendy serves as the protagonist of "Final Destination 3".
With the last-mentioned song of Franz Schubert on his lips, the protagonist is told to vanish on the battlefields of World War I .
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