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The Desturctors Essay

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Protagonist: Usually the main character, and the one whom the reader sympathizes or in some way identifies with. This character is commonly "the good guy".Antagonist: Usually the opponent of the main character, who in some way prevents or obstructs the protagonists goal in the story. This is often "the bad guy".Types of characters:Flat: Not much is known about the character. Reader doesn't usually see this characters thoughts or feelings. Character can be summed up in one or two sentences.Stereotype: a type of flat character that is commonly found in fiction.Round: A more complex character. The reader usually sees this characters thoughts and feelings. This type of character usually faces some dilemma.Dynamic: Any character that changes during the course of the story. Round characters are usually dynamic.The DestructorsProtagonist: Trevor. Round, dynamic character. He has many parts to his personality, and the reader sees his thoughts and feelings as he tries to complete his plan to destroy the house. he changes in the story from a timid new member of the gang, to a motivated, driven leader.Antagonists: Blackie Flat: we see his actions, but not this thoughts and feelings.Mr. Thomas/Old Misery Flat, but we do see some of his qualities of kindness.Little CloudProtagonist: Little Chandler Round, dynamic: we see his thoughts and actions. He is tired of Dublin, and wants to succeed as a writer. He is also too scared to act on his desires. He faces a dilemma of leaving vs. staying. He changes in the end when he sees the break down of his life, but resigns himself to it.Antagonists: Gallaher Flat: He is the world traveller, and is arrogant, but shallow. Not a complex character. Serves as the catalyst to force Chandler to think about his own life.Annie the wife Flat: she is cranky and unreasonable. She doesn't like Chandler in some ways, and is abusive to him at the end of the story. Her purpose in the story is to make Chandler upset about his life.Just lather, that's all:Protagonist: Barber Round and dynamic: The entire story centers around the barber's thoughts, so the barber is very developed. He is proud of his work, and his profession. He decides he is not a murderer, which tells us about his character. He changes in the story because at first, he cannot decide whether or not to kill the Captain, but changes at the end, deciding not to be a killer of anyone.Antagonist: Captain Torres Flat and a little stereotypical: The captain does not show his thoughts or feelings. he is a standard, cruel, brutal army officer bad guy, killing the good revolutionaries. However, he shows a little change is telling the barber that "Killing isn't easy, is it? You can take my word for that."A special occasionProtagonist: Tommy Round but static. A young boy in a children's ward at a hospital. We see the social issues that surround him, but he is at the end the way he is at the beginning. He is best left as he is, a child, happy with company, but doing his own...

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