How would you describe each of the main characters of the Book of Matthew? What were your first impressions of the protagonist and antagonist?

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The Gospel according to Matthew is not a literary work with a conventional protagonist and antagonist, but rather a biography of Jesus, a holy man. This makes the Bible part of a distinct genre following its own distinct conventions. Some of the characters you might want to discuss are below.

Jesus: The protagonist of the work is obviously Jesus, who is the central character, present in every chapter, and held...

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