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By Melanie Anne Phillips
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~ Step 76 ~

Main Character View

Even if your Main Character is also your protagonist or antagonist, he or she will still have a view of him or her self and his or her conflict with the other character over the goal.  

The protagonist and antagonist are primarily identified by their functions in the plot.  This can lead your readers to view these characters objectively, and not to become as emotionally involved with them.

Unless you specifically work out a means for expressing the Main Character’s view to your audience, you will lose much of the first-hand involvement with the effort to achieve the goal.

In this step, describe the specific moments by which you will reveal to your readers the Main Character's overall view of your protagonist, antagonist and the conflict between them.