Do you need your protagonists to be ‘likeable’? Discussion + mini rant about annoying tropes

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Hey guys, it’s been a while. I’m back with another interesting discussion question and I wanna hear what you guys think. For the most part, we all read to be entertained, swept away into a world where our problems don’t exist and where we can live vicariously through others. Because of that reason, we tend to gravitate towards stories where the hero has more redeeming qualities because it makes us feel good.

The question begs then, do they necessarily need to be ‘likeable’ to be enjoyable? Continue reading