Beck went beyond demonizing Soros; he cast him as the protagonist in an updated Protocols of the Elders of Zion.
On Bates Motel, Vera Farmiga masterfully transforms a would-be harridan into a new kind of protagonist: the sensual hysteric.
We seem to have gotten over the Judd Apatow moment, as it were, when, as Obst points out, women “lost their protagonist role.”
The series began with protagonist, Neil Truman, an investment banker, discovering his wife having sex with a male escort.
The protagonist is an artist named Jed Martin, “a pretty boy, but of a small and slim kind not generally sought out by women.”
The protagonist of virtuous respectability sat there triumphantly enshrined.
He is still the Great Erastian, the protagonist of laity against clergy.
This was the Catharine of Elizabeth's court, and protagonist of that revolution which first made her known to Europe.
And contradiction demands a "for" and an "against," a protagonist and an antagonist.
The Divine Comedy is his matchless monument to her who is the protagonist and muse of his poem and the love of his heart.
1670s, "principal character in a story, drama, etc.," from Greek protagonistes "actor who plays the chief or first part," from protos "first" (see proto-) + agonistes "actor, competitor," from agon "contest" (see act (n.)). Meaning "leading person in any cause or contest" is from 1889. Mistaken sense of "advocate, supporter" (1935) is from misreading of Greek protos as Latin pro- "for."