Maestro Practise Essay By Cameron Anderson ‘Both Paul and Keller have few redeeming qualities.’ Peter Goldsworthy’s Maestro demonstrates the good and bad qualities of the many characters throughout the novel. The most notable characters are Paul and Keller. Although both Paul and Keller have little redeeming qualities, they both share similar qualities, which they have learnt from one another. Keller’s regret and guilt is one of the key traits displayed during the novel. His guilt over the death of his beloved wife and son during World War 2 is a crucial event in which shaped the present Keller.
After reading Antigone, there were two protagonist who were the noble heroes of the play brought down by their own fatal flaws. Creon and Antigone were both noble heroes who tried to do what is right for the people of the town and they believed that it was their duty to help the community. Creon is a protagonist because he is a rational guy who like to take care of what is right. Creon distances himself from the awful desires of Oedipus and who he was. As a protagonist he tells Antigone that he strongly believes in political and social structure.
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