Again thanks, Cameron and Rose. You are largely in agreement re characters and their respective functions in the story.

Protagonist: Ron and as a secondary Protagonist Flip.

Nemesis: Felix and Connie.

Attractor: Patrice.

Mentor: Bear in mind, there are Positive Mentors and Negative Mentors, so Trapp and Kwame Ture slot in quite comfortably into those roles. How about this: Negative Mentor = David Duke. He espouses a world view which is contrary to Ron’s world view, but it is a coherent, if bigoted take on reality.

Trickster: I concur that Bridges fills that role.

BlacKkKlansman is yet another movie in which we see these five narrative dynamics playing out in terms of the story’s central characters.

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