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Who is the Antagonist and Protagonist in "The Watsons go to Birmingham-1963"?...

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kamille21 | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 4, 2008 at 9:00 PM via web

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Who is the Antagonist and Protagonist in "The Watsons go to Birmingham-1963"?

Antagonist Meaning: Conflicted person; Character in conflict with hero.

Protagonist Meaning: main character

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forrestk | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted December 5, 2008 at 5:00 AM (Answer #1)

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The protagonist in this story is Kenneth Watson, who is also the narrator of the story. The antagonist in this story would have to be Byron Watson, who plays the role as a teenage delinquent in the book. The family, as well as Kenneth, struggle with him throughout the course of the story.

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