Antagonist: An Analysis of Lucy in “The Light We Lost”

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The women’s fiction volume (also falls under young adult novel in my opinion), The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo, is one of the few novels of its genre that really puts your thoughts about a protagonist into a new perspective. While I truly enjoyed reading this novel because of the way it was written, I had a hard time not wanting to change the protagonist, Lucy Carter. While most protagonists are seen as the “hero”, “good one”, among other positive attributes, Lucy is not the same case…continue reading at

For avid readers, I recently wrote an article for The Artifice Online Magazine analyzing the protagonist, Lucy, whom I actually concluded as the antagonist of the story. She is not your typical protagonist with all the good virtues they normally have, which is another reason I was eager to write about her. I hope you enjoy it, and feel free to comment below! Link:

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