Who are the protagonist and the antagonist in this story?

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The protagonist of a story is the main or leading character. That character can be described as a hero, but does not have to be the hero in the story. That means that in this story the protagonist is Herman Brayle.

The antagonist is the villain or the person who...

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The protagonist of a story is the main or leading character. That character can be described as a hero, but does not have to be the hero in the story. That means that in this story the protagonist is Herman Brayle.

The antagonist is the villain or the person who opposes or causes conflict for the protagonist and other characters. In that case, the antagonist of this story has to be Herman's "darling" Marian.

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