Presentation on theme: "The Five People You Meet In Heaven"— Presentation transcript:
1The Five People You Meet In Heaven Direct & Indirect Characterization
2Assignment:While reading Five People, your job is to find quotes that tell and show us important information about each of the five people Eddie meets in heaven.If you haven’t done so already, it’s probably a good idea to start marking these quotes in your book using post-it notes—as you come across them in your reading.
3CharacterizationWe can learn the following about a character through the information provided in the text:Physical traitsMental, emotional, and moral traits
4Direct Characterization The narrator (or sometimes another character) tells us what a person is likeBe wary of information from characters—make sure that they are not lying because they are biased toward the person they’re telling us about
5Indirect Characterization Requires the reader to look for clues that reveal a character’s traits and motivationsTo fully understand a character and a story, we should look atWhat a character saysWhat a character doesWhat a character thinksWhat others say or think about the characters and how they react to them