Literary Terms

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Hero or Heroine

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person who is capable of brave, courageous deeds. because the word "hero" has connotations that confuse, the preferred term for the main character in a story is the "protagonist." in a tale in which the main character is villanious, "protagonist" is more appropriate than "hero" as the labeling term

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