Characterization

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Characterization

  1. 1. Characterization andRite of Passage<br />
  2. 2. Characterization<br />The process of conveying information about a characters in works of fiction.<br />The display of character traits<br />
  3. 3. Character traits the reader may find in a work<br />
  4. 4. How Traits are presented<br />
  5. 5. Types of Characterization<br />
  6. 6. Examples of characterization<br />Direct Characterization<br />Taylor is a nice and caring person.<br />Mrs. Millar is a very dramatic person.<br />Indirect Characterization<br />Taylor spent three hours last night after school working as a tutor for middle schoolers<br />The students were amazed at the wild costumes Mrs. Millar would wear and the way she breaks out in song in the middle of the class.<br />Telling<br />Showing<br />
  7. 7. Rite of Passage:<br />In literature, a story in which a character goes from youth and immaturity to adulthood. <br />This is usually accomplished through an intense physical or mental trial or through a symbolic ritual and may occur in a span of a moment or over months.<br />

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