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Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Bernice Bobs Her Hair

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Antagonist

Character Role Analysis

Marjorie

Marjorie starts off as the story's antagonist (when we overhear her whining about Bernice to her mom), then strays off her villainous path for a short while, and ends up the antagonist again. This is indicative of her selfish nature – she's only interested in Bernice when her cousin seems like an exciting project to take on, but the moment the project becomes a successful product, it's not fun anymore. Marjorie is so self-centered that it would be hard for her to be anything but an antagonist to poor Bernice; from what we know of her, she seems to manipulate and lead on everyone else, from Warren to Bernice.


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