A Family Supper Characters

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Protagonist

The protagonist is a young man who has returned to his family home in Tokyo two years after the death of his mother. The protagonist was living in California, but now his future is uncertain. The protagonist returns to Tokyo to meet with his sister and father, both of whom he has not seen in some time. The protagonist has a neutral personality, and he appears to take a measured approach to everything that happens in the story.

The fact that the protagonist is unnamed presents the protagonist as a passive character in the overall narrative, which suggests that Ishiguro intends for this story to serve more as a commentary on the family relationship rather than as an exploration of the individual characters. Since the protagonist is also the narrator, much of his participation in the story involves describing events. However, when the other characters interact with him...

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