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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?
Unit Two: Fiction & The Hobbit. A character will: Be a person or animal in the story Takes part in the action They are not usually described all at one.
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Characterization: - how an author reveals a character’s personality to the reader.
English 9: Literature Groups – Prejudice Characterizat ion.
Characterization. Characterization: Characterization is the way in which authors convey information about their characters. Descriptions of a character's.
Characterization Protagonist - She or he is always involved in the main conflict and its resolution. Usually a main character. Antagonist- The person.
What draws readers into a story? Short Story Notes #2: Connecting with Characters Vivid, complex characters whose problems and triumphs draw out our emotions.
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Narrative Text Once upon a time…. Narrative Text Writing that Tells a Story Contains… – Plot – Character – Setting – Point of View – Theme Structure –
Relationships and Conflicts Character Interactions.
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Characterization The creation of imaginary persons that strike the reader as real within the context of the story.
In this lesson you will learn about the kinds of characters found in stories and how authors develop these characters to make a story interesting. First,
ELEMENTS OF FICTION Characters and Conflict. CHARACTERS A character is a person or animal who takes part in the action of a literary work. The main character,
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Character = a person or animal in a story
CHARACTERIZATION Mr. Raber “Types of Characters”.
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