Dramatica Definition: Antagonist

Antagonist • [Archetype] • An archetypal character who is in every way opposed to the Protagonist • Antagonist and Protagonist are diametrically opposed. What the Protagonist pursues, the Antagonist seeks to avoid or prevent. Together, Antagonist and Protagonist form a Dynamic Pair centered around the story’s Goal. In order for one to succeed the other MUST fail.

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