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character?who is the most important character in the book?

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bigrey7 | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 15, 2009 at 9:29 PM via web

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who is the most important character in the book?

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ask996 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

Posted December 16, 2009 at 4:56 AM (Answer #2)

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Perhaps I overlooked it, but I didn't see if you were referencing a specific book, so I'll answer in generally terms. Books like short stories have protagonists and antagonists. The Protagonist is usually the hero, and the antagonist works against the hopes, dreams, beliefs, and etc. of the protagonist.

Characters come in two types dynamic (also known as fat) characters who grow, develop, and change through the story. They help drive the plot of the story. The other type of character is a static (also known as flat) character. They are not well developed, and they serve as a tool for the author to develop plot points or significant aspects of the dynamic characters.

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bigrey7 | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 16, 2009 at 6:36 PM (Answer #3)

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Perhaps I overlooked it, but I didn't see if you were referencing a specific book, so I'll answer in generally terms. Books like short stories have protagonists and antagonists. The Protagonist is usually the hero, and the antagonist works against the hopes, dreams, beliefs, and etc. of the protagonist.

Characters come in two types dynamic (also known as fat) characters who grow, develop, and change through the story. They help drive the plot of the story. The other type of character is a static (also known as flat) character. They are not well developed, and they serve as a tool for the author to develop plot points or significant aspects of the dynamic characters.

Im sorry I forgot to be more specific but I meant in the book Paradise by Toni Morrisson.

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ask996 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

Posted December 17, 2009 at 4:58 AM (Answer #4)

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That does add some more food for thought:)

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