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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?
Short Stories- English I Honors
Character = a person or animal in a story
Relationships and Conflicts Character Interactions.
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Identifying the Elements of Literature: Character Student Notes English I Mrs. Nagy.
Literary Elements: Characterization and Point of View Ms. Machado English 9 Honors.
Characterization The creation of imaginary persons that strike the reader as real within the context of the story.
Short Stories Characterization. The act of creating and developing a character. There are two types: –Direct Characterization –Indirect Characterization.
Literary terms for short story unit. Setting: The setting is the place where the story takes place. Geographical location Time period Specific room or.
Characterization Protagonist - She or he is always involved in the main conflict and its resolution. Usually a main character. Antagonist- The person.
Characterization. Characterization: Characterization is the way in which authors convey information about their characters. Descriptions of a character's.
Inferring Character traits
Narrative Text Once upon a time…. Narrative Text Writing that Tells a Story Contains… – Plot – Character – Setting – Point of View – Theme Structure –
Short Story Elements and Terms. A short story is … a brief fictional narrative in prose Sometimes only a few pages in length!
TEAM 2 CHARACTERS AND CHARACTERIZATION
CHARACTERIZATION. OBJECTIVES Understand and Identify Characterization in Fiction. Identify Theme in Fiction.
English 1 Literary Terms Chapter 2. Character Character (n): the fictional representation of a 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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