PROTAGONIST By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 A protagonist is the lead character in a drama. In a psychodrama, the lead character in role play. PROTAGONIST: "Valerie enjoyed her role as protagonist the in play." Related Psychology Terms DIRECTOR COUNTERATTITUDINAL ROLE PLAY SOCIODRAMA PSYCHODRAMA TRAIT-NEGATIVITY BIAS DRAMATICS ROLE THERAPY ALTER EGO AUXILIARY EGO SPORT SOCIOLOGY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PROTAGONIST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/protagonist/ (accessed January 17, 2020).