In a work of literature, the protagonist is the character that events tend to circulate around, such as The Bell Jar‘s Esther Greenwood or The Scarlet Letter‘s Hester Prynne.
Typically, a reader will empathize with the protagonist and cheer for either their success or failure in the novel’s outcome. How well do you know your literature? Are you able to match a title with its main protagonist and vice versa? Check your knowledge with this quiz, and good luck!