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The Return of Chorb

The Return of Chorb

by Vladimir Nabokov

Protagonist

Character Role Analysis

Chorb

Chorb is our clear protagonist here. If you go along with our theory that "The Return of Chorb" takes enters traditional "Quest" territory, then Chorb is the hero trying valiantly to pass some sort of test. In many ways, Chorb fulfills the role of the quietly struggling warrior. He faces grief, loss, endures through internal suffering, and even faces a ghost or two. Classic hero? We think so.


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