Tragic protagonist tag meaning

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  1. croossed

    croossed Well-Known Member

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    I saw this tag that I haven't noticed before called tragic protagonist. I've seen attached to many re-incarnation/back in time novels.


    What is the real meaning of this tag?
     
  2. OverlyFriendly

    OverlyFriendly evil being of darkness

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    It's probably something tragic has happened/will happen to the protagonist
    Tragic genre and/or Tragic past tag makes this one a waste of space
     
  3. itdontevenmatteruknow

    itdontevenmatteruknow Well-Known Member

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    Like what he said..... Tragedy will or might have happened to MC and it won't be a small one either.... Like mcs love dying off or someone killing someone important in the story which you didn't want to die... Etc etc
     
  4. Sherrynity

    Sherrynity 「Dead Inside, Fresh Outside」

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    Probably something tragical happened.
     
  5. juniorjawz

    juniorjawz Well-Known Member

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    Easiest example
    Subaru from Re:Zero

    The keyword to make it a "tragic protag" is an 'error of judgement' from the protag.
     
  6. Faust

    Faust NUF Silent Ninham

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    to keep this simple just imagine how Lee Hyun buy overpriced stuff that is a tragic genre..
     
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  7. Ken The One-Eyed Suicidal

    Ken The One-Eyed Suicidal 「ZA ROYAL ROASTER」「ZEE KOUHAI」

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    Ahaha, Suffaru is the definition of 'Tragic Protagonist'.
     
  8. Amaruna Myu

    Amaruna Myu forgetful procrastinyator

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    The live of the Protagonist is pretty much sh*t