Essay Character Analysis of Dean Winchester

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Anna Prioletti
Professor Watts
English 102 A24
January 20, 2013
Through the Eyes of Dean Winchester:
On the Road and On the Hunt In my favorite TV show, Supernatural, one of the protagonists and my favorite character is Dean Winchester, a certainly very round character. The series begins in Lawrence, Kansas with the demonic death of Dean’s mother Mary. Consequently he, his brother Sam, and his father John are thrust into the world of the supernatural. John becomes obsessed with hunting the evil he encounters and ultimately tracking down the demon that killed Mary. As Dean grows, he learns more and more about hunting, weaponry, and the supernatural creatures that haunt this world. Due to circumstance, he is forced to grow up at
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He didn’t even hesitate. Dean’s inner mission is to save everyone he can, especially Sam, before he saves himself. After the death of Mary, Dean was raised on two principles: hunting and taking care of Sam. He feels it is his job and duty to do everything in his power to protect Sam. Dean’s family is his world, and after his father dies, all he has left is Sam. In every situation where Sam is hurt or in danger, Dean loses any inhibition or fear in order to save him. As Sam grew, Dean did his best to shield him from the world they knew so that he could be a normal happy kid. Flashbacks throughout many episodes show viewers their lives as they grew up. What Dean wants most is to be able to work and survive without Sam so that he can lead a normal, happy life. He knows it is too late for him. Later in the series, Dean gets involved with an old flame and her son. He constantly struggles to maintain their relationship while at the same time protect them from the hazards of his lifestyle. He eventually gives them up to keep them out of harm. The constant conflict he faces prevents him from becoming close with people. Therefore, occasionally he has to remind Sam that they are all they have. Every episode tends to include and end with some emotional scene in which Dean is rarely open or agreeable to talking about his feelings. He grew up being the strong anchor for his family. To him, his

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