Atonement- Briony

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Briony:

  • The protagonist of the book
  • The story is told through Briony's mind and so other characters opinions/ feelings are often guessed- causing her to be an unreliable narrator
  • She is the youngest sibling of her family- with a large age gap
  • Briony has a wild and vivid imagination- she also has a desire for something exciting to happen in her life
  • she enjoys writings and making up stories, however when she does this about Robbie she loses control of her narrative
  • Briony is slowly losing her innocence and turning into an adult, however she often misinterprets the adult world and their intentions
  • she is the trigger of long lasting and damaging events
  • Briony…

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