People from West Allis are often perceived as underdogs.



  • "The underdog plot is a form of rivalry the underdog plot, the strengths aren't equally matched. The protagonist is at a disadvantage and is faced with overwhelming odds." "This plot is near and dear to our hearts because it represents the ability of the one over the many, the small over the large, the weak over the powerful, the 'stupid' over the 'smart.'" "If you want your reader to feel empathy for your protagonist, make sure that her emotional and/or intellectual plane is equal to or lower than the reader's. ..."