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What does PC stand for?

PC stands for Privileged Character

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Whether or not any of these privileged characters deserves our thoughts or sympathy is another story.
Among Epstein's privileged characters are Felix Arnstein, a retired professor of Central European literature; Jacob Kessler, a virtuoso pianist, Paul Bertram, a professor of English at Princeton; David Ross, a writer who befriends and is conned by a convict, from whom he gets, in what he considers a fair trade, a good story; Malcolm Gaynor (ne Max Goldstein), modeled in part on Leon Edel, the biographer of Henry James; and Andrea Rubin, a writer who receives hate mail from a failed poet who is left only with the creativity found in gratuitous evil.
But everything is relative, and to me the privileged characters are those who own horses, have access to vast private wildlands, or can afford to buy deep-wilderness hunts from top outfitters.
Constituent innovations" that characterized late medieval European cities, are identified: (1) unrestricted concentration of buildings formed an "easily read external facade," (2) a complex social body and physical setting, (3) density caused by the closed and privileged character of the medieval city, and (4) a state of non-completion caused by the dynamic character of medieval development (pp.