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My Brother Sam Is Dead

My Brother Sam Is Dead

by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier

Antagonist

Character Role Analysis

The American Revolution

You usually don't think of a historical event as an antagonist, but the Revolutionary War is what's getting in our protagonist's way. The conflict is what causes the Meeker-family split, and that, in turn, puts Tim between a brotherly rock and a fatherly hard place.


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