What kind of character is the sniper?
Similarly, you may ask, what are the characters in the sniper?
Characters. The main character in the short story “The Sniper” by Liam O'Flaherty is the IRA sniper. Secondary characters are the enemy sniper, the informer old woman, the man in the enemy car and the one behind the machine gun.
Secondly, who is the protagonist of the sniper? O'Flaherty makes a Republican sniper the protagonist and focus of his story. The protagonist, who goes unnamed, is described as "thin and ascetic" with "the cold gleam of the fanatic." He is positioned on a Dublin rooftop during the Battle of Dublin in June and July of 1922.
Thereof, what is the character's motivation in the sniper?
Through the story the character's motives are to get off the rooftop by morning and to fight for survival. By the end of the story, this character learns that life is not fair and we live in a world of trouble and sorrow. By developing a plan and succeeding by killing the enemy sniper the conflict is resolved.
Is the sniper a static or dynamic character?
Static/Dynamic: The sniper is a static character. Other then when "he became bitten by remorse" for one and a half paragraphs (after which he reverted to his original state) he remains almost completely unchanged.