Protagonist Essay Examples

The Real Protagonist in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

In Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, contrary to what is commonly expected, many readers actually believe that Biff Loman is the main character or the protagonist. Given that Willy Loman, his father, appears in almost every scene and is also mentioned in the title, the expected trend is for Willy to be universally considered… View Article

Task Archetype

Every man is born with a task which he must fulfill and if he is successful, the world recognizes him for it. Fate is unarguably the main factor that pushes a man towards his task; he is nothing but fate’s puppet. Task can be as simple as finishing homework which will get you good marks,… View Article

Compare Blanche and Amanda

In today’s socioeconomic world, there is no room for slacking off or failure. People are seen as individuals who earn their social status and there is much pressure to succeed. In the plays, “The Glass Menagerie” and “A Streetcar Named Desire” both written by Tennessee Williams, there are two main characters who are not capable… View Article

Dangerous Corner

Анализ текста Dangerous Corner из учебника Аракина за 5 курс J. B. Priestley is one of the outstanding English authors of his time. His Time Plays brought him world fame. He was the first one who used time tricks and flashback in his works, which made the break in the means of development of the… View Article

Place name disambiguation pages

Have you ever heard the saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover” and wondered what it meant? Sandra Cisneros, author of the short story, “Salvador Late or Early”, creates a frame of mind and brings fourth a sad and sympathetic feeling within the reader towards Salvador; who is a young boy with more weight… View Article

Analysis of the Movie “V is For Vendetta”

In the context of the modern world, movies are arguably one the most capable medium that can influence a very large percentage of the public. It is just unfortunate that that there are only a handful of movies that has something to say about the society. One of those select few of socially relevant movies… View Article

The maze runner (book report)

Protagonist Thomas is brought into a place known as the Glade, with no memories of his past life except of his name. He and other teenage boys call themselves Gladers, and have made a community in which each is assigned to a task belonging to different departments headed by a Keeper. The Glade is surrounded… View Article

Book Report Writing Template

This is a guide only. It is not meant to write the report for you. It gives you a format or template for writing your own report. The original draft was developed by a teacher friend of mine to use with her own students. I have made a few additional enhancements which I believe make… View Article

Book Report Writing Template

The following book report format template is appropriate for students at the pre-college level who are required to write a report about a book they have read. For the type of book summaries applicable to college and university level (undergraduate and post-graduate), as well as for business and professional situations, you can check out the… View Article

Themes in “Little Shop of Horrors”

In the 1960 film “Little Shop of Horrors”, the main character, Seymour acquires a strange plant, which, we find out later, talks, lives off blood and eats people. The main idea of this film is when you try to please everyone without regard to yourself you end up loosing yourself. The other characters in the… View Article

Night and Dawn – A Comparison of Elie Wisel’s writings

Night and Dawn, both written by Elie Wiesel, are two books that have changed the way people view life and death. Night is a story of the Holocaust that occurs in the time frame of the mid-1900s. Elie, the author and the main character of Night, tells of the horrific years he spent in Germany’s… View Article

“The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot

In the poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T. S. Eliot, the main character, J. Alfred Prufrock is seen as an anti-hero. His character and identity comes through strongly in the poem as a shy and introverted man who is socially inept, extremely self conscious, lacking in self confidence and wallowing in… View Article

The Custody of the Pumpkin Essay

The Custody of the Pumpkin is a humorous piece written by P.G. Wodehouse that mocks the aristocrats of England in that time. In the story, the main character is Lord Emsworth, who represents the upper class and their eccentric nature. The humorous behavior of Lord Emsworth makes him the most memorable character of the story…. View Article

What is the function of ‘Act 1’ In ‘Journeys End?’

After reading ‘Act 1’, we instantly get given a slight insight on some of the horrendous conditions of war, which is something you do initially expect to entice before reading a war play. It plays a role of developing audiences feelings and expectations by aspects such as stage directions, the setting, sounds and lighting giving… View Article

Anita Desai

The main characters who struck me the most are Uma and her brother Arun; to them are dedicated the two parts of the novel. Personally I think they have a lot of things in common and I’m not only considering the fact that they belong to the same close-knit family: they are somehow subjected to… View Article