protagonist

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protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make him a hero (or her a heroine) antihero
fictional Swiss scientist who was the protagonist in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; he created a monster from parts of corpses Frankenstein
hypocrite who pretends to religious piety (after the protagonist in a play by Moliere) Tartufe , Tartuffe
drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity tragedy
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