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what are the properties of protagonist

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  1. The (pro) tagonist is the hero!
    Definition"
    Etymology: Greek prOtagOnistEs, from prOt- prot- + agOnistEs competitor at games, actor, from agOnizesthai to compete, from agOn contest, competition at games -- more at AGONY
    1 a : the principal character in a literary work (as a drama or story) b : a leading actor, character, or participant in a literary work or real event

    Here are a couple of sites that will give you more information.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protagonist

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