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The Antagonist

The Antagonist

Author: Kathryn Reilly
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This lesson introduces the antagonist in fiction writing.

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The Antagonist: The Most Antagonizing of Characters

This slideshow introduces the antagonist, identifies key characteristics and provides notable literary examples.

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Famous Literary Antagonists

The websites below list famous literary antagonists:

 

http://www.funtrivia.com/trivia-quiz/Literature/Literary-Antagonists-231861.html

This website provides a trivia game on famous literary antagonists.  How many will you know?

 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/3560987/50-greatest-villains-in-literature.html

This article compiles and briefly discusses 50 notable literary villains.

 

http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20268412,00.html

In this article, Stephen King lists his top 10 literary villains (all save one are antagonists; one is a villain protagonist).

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