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How does the protagonist in Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton change throughout the novel? 

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The main protagonist of "Jurassic Park " is Dr. Alan Grant. All in all Dr. Grant is a fairly static character.  Yes, he is portrayed as the hero of the story, but he doesn't have the overarching hero transformation associated with characters like Spiderman.  Dr. Grant starts off the story as a world renowned paleontologist.  That sounds "nerdy," but Grant actively avoids being pigeonholed...

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