Presentation on theme: "DYNAMIC V. STATIC CHARACTERS ROUND V. FLAT CHARACTERS."— Presentation transcript:
DYNAMIC V. STATIC CHARACTERS ROUND V. FLAT CHARACTERS
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TRUE OR FALSE A static character CHANGES in the course of a story.
TRUE OR FALSE A static character can also be called a flat character.
TRUE OR FALSE A dynamic character is a character who changes during the course of a story.
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DOES NOT REPRESENT A DYNAMIC CHARACTER? A)Changes in personal values B)Changes in attitudes C)Changes in hair color D)Changes in personality traits – for ex.: from cowardly to courageous
WHICH WORD MEANS … LITTLE OR NO CHANGE A)Static B)Dynamic
TRUE OR FALSE The protagonist of a story is usually a dynamic character.
LET’S FILL OUR NOTES PAGE Static – to show little or no change Static characters – characters who do not change in the course of a story Supporting characters Are flat characters Main Idea Static characters do NOT change!
LET’S FILL OUR NOTES PAGE Dynamic – reflecting change Dynamic characters – characters who change during the course of a story They change in their personal values, beliefs, attitudes, the way they look at life, personality traits The main character The protagonist Are round characters Main Idea Dynamic characters change!
LET’S FILL OUR NOTES PAGE Flat character Only 1 or 2 personality traits Does not change during course of the story They do not grow in maturity Are static characters Main Idea Flat characters – only 1 trait - do NOT change!
LET’S FILL OUR NOTES PAGE Round character Shows many personality traits – several sides to their personality Changes internally during the story Are dynamic characters The protagonist is always a round character Main Idea Round characters – many personality traits revealed – changes
LET’S FILL OUR NOTES PAGE SSummarize DDynamic characters are characters that undergo a major internal change during the course of the story. SStatic characters do not undergo any internal change during the story. RRound characters are well-developed characters with many personality traits and who change during the story. FFlat characters have only 1 or 2 personality traits and do not change during the story. Dynamic = changes Static = no change Round = many traits revealed Flat = only 1 or 2 traits revealed
Remember that last class novel we read? Choose a DYNAMIC character from that novel and write a BRIEF essay describing this dynamic character. Be sure to include examples from the story that SUPPORT your opinion that the character you chose is in fact a DYNAMIC character. YOUR TURN …