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Character Role Analysis

Rabbi Isaac Saunders

Most people are torn on this one. We don’t really think the Reb is an antagonist. As David says, the Reb is "not a fraud." But, the way he controls Danny and his bewildering silent treatment is considered abuse by some folks – especially Reuven. Reuven, more than anyone, can’t decide whether the Reb is Danny’s antagonist or not. What do you say?