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Stranger in a Strange Land

Stranger in a Strange Land

by Robert A. Heinlein

Protagonist

Character Role Analysis

Valentine Michael Smith

The novel of Stanger in a Strange Land focuses on the life, death, and legacy of Michael Smith. Every event of the story focuses on Mike, and since protagonists can be defined as the "focal character," well, there you go.


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