Characters in a Novel
What is a Character?
What is a Character?A fictional character of anovel is NOT real but madeof words.
What is a Character?A fictional character of anovel is NOT real but madeof words.It is influenced by literary,historical or ...
What Are Character Traits?
What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appea...
What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appea...
What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appea...
What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appea...
What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appea...
What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appea...
What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appea...
Character?                                                                                 How Can You Analyse ahttp://www...
How Can You Analyse a         Character?                                     http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidsp...
How Can You Analyse a         Character?                                     http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidsp...
How Can You Analyse a         Character?                                     http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidsp...
How Can You Analyse a         Character?                                     http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidsp...
How Can You Analyse a         Character?                                     http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidsp...
How Can You Analyse a         Character?                                     http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidsp...
How Can You Analyse a         Character?                                     http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidsp...
What is aCharacterisation?
What is a              Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation.
What is a              Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation...
What is a              Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation...
What is a              Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation...
What is a              Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation...
What is a              Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation...
What is a              Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation...
Characters and            Their Foils                                   http://www.filmreference.com/Actors-and-Actresses-K...
Major Character Types
Major Character TypesA flat character is a simple onewhereas a round character representsa complex individual with manydiff...
Major Character TypesA flat character is a simple onewhereas a round character representsa complex individual with manydiff...
Major Character TypesA flat character is a simple onewhereas a round character representsa complex individual with manydiff...
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Can the Setting Be             a Character?                                        https://sjsibsenglish12.wikispaces.com/...
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    1. 1. Characters in a Novel
    2. 2. What is a Character?
    3. 3. What is a Character?A fictional character of anovel is NOT real but madeof words.
    4. 4. What is a Character?A fictional character of anovel is NOT real but madeof words.It is influenced by literary,historical or culturalconcepts & conventions.
    5. 5. What Are Character Traits?
    6. 6. What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appearance or behaviour. Of course, traits are not confined to literture but can also be used in real life!
    7. 7. What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appearance or behaviour. Of course, traits are not confined to literture but can also be used in real life! Examples are:
    8. 8. What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appearance or behaviour. Of course, traits are not confined to literture but can also be used in real life! Examples are: ✓ honest/dishonest
    9. 9. What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appearance or behaviour. Of course, traits are not confined to literture but can also be used in real life! Examples are: ✓ honest/dishonest ✓ brave/anxious
    10. 10. What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appearance or behaviour. Of course, traits are not confined to literture but can also be used in real life! Examples are: ✓ honest/dishonest ✓ brave/anxious ✓ dreamer/down-to-earth
    11. 11. What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appearance or behaviour. Of course, traits are not confined to literture but can also be used in real life! Examples are: ✓ honest/dishonest ✓ brave/anxious ✓ dreamer/down-to-earth ✓ tall/small
    12. 12. What Are Character Traits? A character‘s unique attributes are called traits. They can either refer to a character‘s appearance or behaviour. Of course, traits are not confined to literture but can also be used in real life! Examples are: ✓ honest/dishonest ✓ brave/anxious ✓ dreamer/down-to-earth ✓ tall/small ✓...
    13. 13. Character? How Can You Analyse ahttp://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidspiration/tornero/horribleharry.htm
    14. 14. How Can You Analyse a Character? http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidspiration/tornero/horribleharry.htmYou can analyse a character byhaving a close look at his or her:
    15. 15. How Can You Analyse a Character? http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidspiration/tornero/horribleharry.htmYou can analyse a character byhaving a close look at his or her:✓ name
    16. 16. How Can You Analyse a Character? http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidspiration/tornero/horribleharry.htmYou can analyse a character byhaving a close look at his or her:✓ name✓ a bundle of character traits
    17. 17. How Can You Analyse a Character? http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidspiration/tornero/horribleharry.htmYou can analyse a character byhaving a close look at his or her:✓ name✓ a bundle of character traits✓ internal aspects: perceptions, emotions, thoughts, ...
    18. 18. How Can You Analyse a Character? http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidspiration/tornero/horribleharry.htmYou can analyse a character byhaving a close look at his or her:✓ name✓ a bundle of character traits✓ internal aspects: perceptions, emotions, thoughts, ...✓ external appearance
    19. 19. How Can You Analyse a Character? http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidspiration/tornero/horribleharry.htmYou can analyse a character byhaving a close look at his or her:✓ name✓ a bundle of character traits✓ internal aspects: perceptions, emotions, thoughts, ...✓ external appearance✓ activities
    20. 20. How Can You Analyse a Character? http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~elem/kidspiration/tornero/horribleharry.htmYou can analyse a character byhaving a close look at his or her:✓ name✓ a bundle of character traits✓ internal aspects: perceptions, emotions, thoughts, ...✓ external appearance✓ activities✓ speech
    21. 21. What is aCharacterisation?
    22. 22. What is a Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation.
    23. 23. What is a Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation.An author can employ four varioustechniques to create a character:
    24. 24. What is a Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation.An author can employ four varioustechniques to create a character:(1) the character‘s words/speech/ thoughts
    25. 25. What is a Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation.An author can employ four varioustechniques to create a character:(1) the character‘s words/speech/ thoughts(2) the character‘s appearance
    26. 26. What is a Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation.An author can employ four varioustechniques to create a character:(1) the character‘s words/speech/ thoughts(2) the character‘s appearance(3) the character‘s actions
    27. 27. What is a Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation.An author can employ four varioustechniques to create a character:(1) the character‘s words/speech/ thoughts(2) the character‘s appearance(3) the character‘s actions(4) other people‘s thoughts about the character
    28. 28. What is a Characterisation?The art of creating characters for a story bythe author is called characterisation.An author can employ four varioustechniques to create a character:(1) the character‘s words/speech/ thoughts(2) the character‘s appearance(3) the character‘s actions(4) other people‘s thoughts about the character
    29. 29. Characters and Their Foils http://www.filmreference.com/Actors-and-Actresses-Ke-Le/Laurel-Stan-and-Oliver-Hardy.htmlA character who serves as acontrast to another character(normally the main character) iscalled a foil.In forming a contrast to themain character it emphasisesthe main character‘s traits.
    30. 30. Major Character Types
    31. 31. Major Character TypesA flat character is a simple onewhereas a round character representsa complex individual with manydifferent facettes in appearance, emotionand action.
    32. 32. Major Character TypesA flat character is a simple onewhereas a round character representsa complex individual with manydifferent facettes in appearance, emotionand action.A static character does not changethroughout the novel, whereas adynamic character changes anddevelops during the progress of thestory.
    33. 33. Major Character TypesA flat character is a simple onewhereas a round character representsa complex individual with manydifferent facettes in appearance, emotionand action.A static character does not changethroughout the novel, whereas adynamic character changes anddevelops during the progress of thestory.A transparent character is fullyexplained whereas an opaquecharacter remains mysterious to thereader.
    34. 34. a Character? Can the Setting Behttps://sjsibsenglish12.wikispaces.com/Graveyard+and+Gravestones+by+Young+Ji
    35. 35. Can the Setting Be a Character? https://sjsibsenglish12.wikispaces.com/Graveyard+and+Gravestones+by+Young+JiThe setting of a story is often morethan simply the time and place whenand where the story happens!
    36. 36. Can the Setting Be a Character? https://sjsibsenglish12.wikispaces.com/Graveyard+and+Gravestones+by+Young+JiThe setting of a story is often morethan simply the time and place whenand where the story happens!Settings are locations for charactersin action. They provide a sceneryand an atmosphere charactersperceive and respond to. In thissense they can be regarded andanalysed as characters.
    37. 37. What Arehttp://poshttp://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/ethan-frome/ character-map.html Character Constellations?

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