One who takes the leading part in a drama; hence, one who takes lead in some great scene, enterprise, conflict, or the like.
the central figure in a drama or narrative; hero(-ine). Cp. antagonist.
The "primary actor" or initiator of the action in a story (sometimes loosely termed "the hero," even though the protagonist can be villainous or unheroic).
The central character in a story, generally synonymous with hero . This character drives the plot and is typically changed the most based on what he or she encounters.
"A story's or novel's central character."
The character that generates the main action of the story.
the major character in a work that is involved in some sort of conflict
The good person in a story. Usually the central character.
the main character in a work, who may be male or female, heroic or not heroic. See hero/heroine, antihero, and antagonist. Protagonist is the most neutral term.
the main character in a work. Note: Sometimes, "hero" or "heroine" is used instead of "protagonist". But keep in mind that a protagonist doesn't always act heroically.
the main character in a work, who may be male or female, heroic or not heroic. See antagonist, antihero, and hero/ heroine. Protagonist is the most neutral term.
The most important character (usually the hero) in a story. See "antagonist."
n. the leading character in a literary work.
In Greek tragedy, and subsequently in any drama, the principal character, often opposed by an antagonist.
The central character in a story ( SS 557).
the principal character in a work of fiction
a person whose choices drive the drama of a story
The main character or hero of a story. See Hero/Heroine
A story's main character.
A leading figure or the main character in a drama or other literary work.
the main character in the story with whom the reader makes the strongest identification
The central character in a drama; from the Greek word meaning Ã¢â‚¬Å“first struggler.
the main character in a film or game; the hero or heroine
the main character in a story or drama.
the main character; the person whose success or failure the audience is most concerned with.
the hero or heroine, the leading character in the story. The term comes from the Greek, meaning "first actor."
the main character whom the audience identifies with or cares about in a story.
the main character or hero of a story whose actions and goal drive the plot forwards.
The main character in a literary work; the hero.
is the hero or main character in a story, who acts against the antagonist. Although the protagonist is often the hero or heroin, they do not have to be heroic. Example: In Macbeth, Macbeth is the protagonist although he is by no means heroic.
The hero or good guy generally in conflict with the antagonist.
The main character of a play and the character with whom the audience identifies most strongly.
The main character is the central figure of a story. Alternatively, the phrase denotes a primary advocate of or proponent for a cause or movement. The Main Character can be a hero or a villian in a story - it is just the character with the lead role.