Mom: “What is an antagonist?”
Noah: “Someone who antagonizes, they cause problems in the story.”
Mom: “Good. What is a protagonist?”
Noah(laughing): “Someone who is a pro at antagonizing.”
He thinks he’s real funny.
Then we were discussing archetype and the book David Copperfield. I asked him to explain the archetype of a orpahn.
“They don’t have a family.” Spoken real slow and drawn out, like it was in fact the most ridiculous question ever uttered.