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#1 Posted by GermanX (1066 posts) - - Show Bio

I just realized I am unable to articulate what it means by a likable fictional character.

The MCU gets praised and the current DCEU minus Wonder Woman gets lambasted in huge part because the characters differ in terms of likability.

What do you mean by likable? The character is well established with a backstory? Have a personality? Is portrayed as a good person (then what about "likable villains")? Or what?

Do explain why, thanks.

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#2 Posted by deactivated-5c0b19c56d708 (624 posts) - - Show Bio

because it's likeable, duh

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#3 Edited by Helloman (28562 posts) - - Show Bio

It means I enjoy spending my time watching that character. If I don't, they're not likable.

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#4 Posted by deactivated-5c069b0374807 (26 posts) - - Show Bio

Its mostly due to character development that a character becomes likeable.

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#5 Posted by JohnCena69swag (3783 posts) - - Show Bio

They make me want to look up rule 34 fan fiction.

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#6 Posted by JasonV80 (245 posts) - - Show Bio

The MCU character I find the most likable is Scott Lang. He’s funny and immature, plus he’s kind of a screw up who’s trying to get back on the right path (so he’s way more down to earth than other heroes). He’s a nice guy who cares about his friends and family.

Honestly, this is probably an unpopular opinion, but I don’t think most of the Avengers and other MCU heroes are that likable. Ant-Man, Cap and Spider-Man are the only ones I’d hang out with in real life.

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#7 Posted by deactivated-5c08073ad6c36 (65 posts) - - Show Bio

When I find them interesting.

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#8 Edited by deactivated-5c0937ce9ad57 (73 posts) - - Show Bio

@helloman said:

It means I enjoy spending my time watching that character. If I don't, they're not likeable.

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#9 Posted by Blades24 (24 posts) - - Show Bio