Characters Review for Chapter Two Test
A Character’s Traits Include all of these: • Appearance, • Words, • Actions, • Thoughts
Making Inferences • Means figuring out the traits because they are not directly stated.
Direct Characterization • Writers TELL THE READER what the character is like
Antagonist • A person or force the Protagonist (main character) struggles against.
Internal Conflict • A struggle within the mind or emotions of a character (like a decision or fear).
Motivation • The reason a character does something
When writers describe a character: • They typically use BOTH indirect and direct characterization
TRAIT is the same as an: • Attribute
A Character in a story: • Is any person who plays a part in the story
Sophisticated • Respectable • Cultured • Mature
Meager • Very small amount
Tirade • Angry speech or argument
Matinees • Afternoon show
antics • Silly, funny behavior, tricks, goofiness
Descent • Downgrade • Slope • decline
Minority • Few
Coexist • Coincide
Profane • Filthy • Rude • irreligious
Valid • True • Provable
Invalid • False • Disproved