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The Protagonist of the story is young Jim Hawkins. He comes across as a sincere, adventurous sort. He is brave and can get out of tough situations due to his mental agility. His first person account of the happenings endears him to the readers.
Jim Hawkins’ antagonists are his childhood anxieties and his unpredictable behavior. He has many other antagonists in his life like: Black Dog, Old Man Pew, Long John Silver, Israel Hands, etc..
The climax of the story occurs when Jim Hawkins accidentally walks into the enemy camp and gets captured. It is for the first time, after the war was waged between Captain Smollet and Long John Silver, that a man from the opposite camp is captured. Jim’s capture also results in the downfall of Silver when his men lose their trust in him. It is with Long John Silver that Jim travels for the remainder of the adventure.
The outcome of the story is the victory of good over evil. Saving the treasure from the hands of the pirates by the good men of law and their safe return also records Jim’s journey from an immature boy to a responsible young man.