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Analyze Character

Analyzing Character

Analyze Character

  1. 1. What is Character? J. Santoy
  2. 2. Character Analysis can discuss: <ul><li>Individuals in the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Personality of those Individuals. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Part II: Analysis of Character (Personality) <ul><li>Character Traits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Active </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adventurous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crafty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insolent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Polite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Immature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lonely </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Happy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More at http://cte.jhu.edu/techacademy/web/2000/kochan/charactertraits.html </li></ul><ul><li>Growth of Character </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What they were like at the beginning compared to the end </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do they change? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For better? Worse? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not change? Why? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Determining Character Traits <ul><li>Physical Features—what do they look like </li></ul><ul><li>Speech—what do they say </li></ul><ul><li>Actions—what do they do </li></ul><ul><li>Surroundings/Environment—how do they surround themselves </li></ul><ul><li>What others say—opinions of others about them </li></ul>
  5. 5. Determining Physical Features <ul><li>What does the character look like? </li></ul><ul><li>How does he dress? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the feature natural (born with it) or imposed by the character? </li></ul><ul><li>What do these things reveal about the person? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Determining Character Traits by Speech <ul><li>How does the character speak? </li></ul><ul><li>What does he say? </li></ul><ul><li>What does he say about himself? </li></ul><ul><li>What does he say about others? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Determining Character Traits by Actions <ul><li>What does the character do? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the character’s motivations? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the character’s goals? </li></ul><ul><li>How does the character treat others? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Determining Character Traits by Using Other Characters <ul><li>What do others say about character? Speech </li></ul><ul><li>How do others react to character? Body Language </li></ul>
  9. 9. Determining Character Traits using Environment <ul><li>Where does Character live? </li></ul><ul><li>Who are his friends? </li></ul><ul><li>Where does he work? </li></ul><ul><li>What is his job? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Character Analysis: Mrs. Mallard <ul><li>Determining Character Traits </li></ul><ul><li>Actions III. What others say </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpretation A. Interpretation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evidence B. Evidence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Speech IV. Environment </li></ul><ul><li>A. Interpretation A. Interpretation </li></ul><ul><li>B. Evidence B. Evidence </li></ul>
  11. 11. Analysis of Character Traits leads to. . . <ul><li>More in-depth character analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Growth of Character </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What does the character learn? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How does the character change? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does the character become a better person? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does the character become worse? </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Determining Growth of Character using Character Traits <ul><li>What is character like at the beginning? </li></ul><ul><li>What is character like at the end? </li></ul><ul><li>What causes the change in the character? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Growth/Transformation of Character: Mrs. Mallard (Positive or Negative) <ul><li>What is Mrs. Mallard like at the beginning? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpretation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evidence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is Mrs. Mallard like at the end? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpretation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evidence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What causes the change? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpretation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evidence </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Character Analysis lets you: <ul><li>Determine Growth of Character </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traits at the beginning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Event which instigates change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traits at the end </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Determine Complexity of Character </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Character Traits using speech, actions, appearance, what others say, and evironment </li></ul></ul>
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