Who is the protagonist and the antagonist in "The Bet"?

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The protagonist is the main character of a story in the sense that they are expected to make important decisions or deal with challenges. A story mostly revolves around a protagonist and the circumstances they are in. The antagonist, on the other hand, is also an important character who challenges the protagonists. The antagonist may also initiate events that force the protagonist to make important decisions that determine their future or show their strength or weakness.

To determine the protagonist and the antagonist of a story, it is important to avoid the hero/villain bias. In some stories, the hero, who is expected to be the protagonist, may actually be the antagonist. Thus, in my opinion, the distinction...

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