Chapter 7Can the protagonist be the antagonist?

Figure 7.1 Robert Carrasco–In some stories, people start to think protagonists are their own antagonists.

Figure 7.1 Robert Carrasco–In some stories, people start to think protagonists are their own antagonists.

Character credits: Rudy (Rudy, TriStar Pictures/Columbia Pictures, Sony); Mark Watney (The Martian, 20th Century Fox); Larry Talbot (The Wolfman, Universal Pictures); Ben Sanderson (Leaving Las Vegas, MGM/UA); Tyler Durden (Fight Club; Fox 2000 Pictures, 20th Century Fox); Alex (A Clockwork Orange, Warner Brothers)

“How wonderful it would be if everything could always be as clear and simple as it used to be when you were twelve years old, or twenty years old. If there really were only two ...

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