Verboticism: Proletagonist

'I am King Kong!'

DEFINITION: v. To identify so strongly with character from a book, show, or urban legend, that you become convinced that the story is actually about you. n., A person who believes they are a fictional character in wonderfully tragic and heroic story.

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Proletagonist

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: prohl-tag-oh-nizt

Sentence: Despite his convictions that he could easily clean the Augean stables, woo the heart of Estella, or lead the Joad family to the fruitful valleys of California, James was just your average proletagonist working the day shift at Kinko's.

Etymology: prole - short for proletariat, the working class, protagonist (- pro) - the primary character of a piece of fiction

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Comments: Proletagonist

yellowbird - 2008-01-24: 15:18:00
Alas, poor James. :)

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-24: 16:11:00
James is probably not your average prole, if he's working at Kinko's!