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Characterization in Literature Humorous Angry Compassionate Vengeful Sad Happy Lazy Energetic
How do characters become real ? real
Direct Characterization The author or narrator gives the reader information about the character
Indirect Characterization A characters actions A characters interactions A characters appearance A characters words A characters thoughts A characters feelings
Indirect Characterization Another characters thoughts, words, or feelings about the character.
Indirect Characterization The reader does the work! The reader must examine the actions, words, and thoughts of the character.
Characters Protagonist – the main character – the focus of the readers attention Antagonist – a person or force in conflict with the protagonist
Characters Round – some background – displays multifaceted personality Flat – little or no personal history – one or two traits only
Characters Dynamic – changes in the course of the story – often dramatically Static – remains the same throughout the story
Motivation Why does the character do what he/she does? What reasons are there for his/her actions?
Character Character = a person or animal in a story.
Literary Terms Short Stories- English I Honors
Elements of Fiction Click on the link above each finger to discover one of the five aspects of the elements of fiction. Then, in the Literary Terms section.
Elements of Fiction Mr. Dinkel Reading Setting Setting is the times and places in which the events of the story occur. Most stories have multiple settings.
Characterization in Literature. QUIZ – you have 5 minutes. Use a blank sheet of paper. Don’t forget your name! 1) Chapter 17. Who does Grant meet here?
Characterization Notes. characterizationthe way a writer creates the personality of a character. When a writer will simply tell readers that a character.
What is a short story? A short story is a work of fiction that is usually written in prose. A short story is usually written in narrative f ormat, which.
Elements of Fiction Plot, Character, Setting, Point of View& Theme.
All Summer in a Day By Ray Bradbury Published in 1959.
English 4 Mrs. La Morte August 15, The process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character. 1. By telling us directly what the character.
Characterization. Characterization Method used by the writer to develop character.
Setting: time, location, and atmosphere in which a story occurs a)Place - Geographical location. Where is the action of the story taking place? b)Time.
How do you stay true to yourself? Elements of Literature Notes.
Characterization Who is that guy?. 1. Characterization Meaning – Characterization is the way writers develop characters in a story Two types – ◦ Direct.
Whole Group Characterization Activity Indirect/DirectCharacteristicQuote with page number that proves it arrogant, thinks she’s better than others.
Points of View. Why it is important… How does the point of view affect your responses to the characters? How is your response influenced by how much the.
The plot is how the author arranges events to develop his or her basic idea. It is the sequence of events in a story or play. The short story usually.
Ms. Miller. A story with two or more levels of meaning—a literal level and one or more symbolic levels.
Short Story Terms. What is a Short Story? A short story is : a brief work of fiction where, usually, the main character faces a conflict that is worked.
ITS STORY TIME ITS STORY TIME HISTORICAL FICTIONSHORT STORIES HISTORICAL FICTIONSHORT STORIES Elements of Fiction.
Characters, Characterization, and Motivation Chapter 2 Notes / 8 th Grade ELA.
Characters are the people we meet in a story, poem, or play. We learn about them through their traits and their interactions with others. Characters.
Characterization Ms. Slaten OMMS. Character Character can be revealed through the character's actions, speech, and appearance. Character can be revealed.
Elements of Fiction Plot Theme Setting Characterization Point of View Conflict.
Literary Devices. Elements of Literature Plot Conflict Setting Character Point of View Theme.
PLOT. Plot Diagram/Map Plot is the literary element that describes the structure of a story. It shows the arrangement of events and actions that take.
A story is told through the eyes and mouth of a certain character or a narrator. It is the voice of the story.
Short Stories Elements of the Short Story. Short Story Vocabulary PLOT - The plot is a planned, logical series of events having a beginning, middle, and.
THIS IS With Hostesses... Your Short Story Terms CharactersPlot Figurative Language MORE Short Story Terms Mythology & Epic Poem.
Plot. Foreshadowing Hints about what is going to happen in the story.
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