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Fiction Characters: Victor and Vixen

Fiction Characters: Victor and Vixen

When talking about characters, everybody gets excited. The characters in the movies, on television, and read in books become part of the audience’ consciousness as heroes, antagonists, and inspirations. Hence, they form significance in the study of arts, literature, and culture.

The books give readers Lord of the Rings (Tolkien), Harry Potter (J.K. Rowling), and the classic Huck Finn in Mark Twains novel (Huckleberry Finn).

In the cinema, actors and actresses are mostly remembered by the roles they play. Tom Cruise in “Last Samurai,” Jean Claude Vandamme in “Universal Soldier,” Kate Winslet (as Rose) in “Titanic,” and Al Pacino in “The Godfather.”

On television, Japanese animation created “ Doraemon,” Filipino wonder woman is “Darna,” and now, a blast in Korean drama “Queen Seon Duk,” with the antagonists and protagonists like “Mishil, Bidam, and Yushin,” etc.

Indeed, fiction characters had woven culture for all time.

In any form, writers giv…