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Characterization - S.T.E.A.L.
Transcript of Characterization - S.T.E.A.L.
- Define characterization
- Identify examples of indirect characterization
What is characterization?
Characterization is how a writer reveals the personality of a character.
Types of Characterization
Direct characterization is when the author specifically
the reader the personality of the character.
Indirect characterization is when the author
the personality of the character through other means.
The quiet, respectful student listened intently to his teacher.
"Stop! You're going to take someone's eye out," exclaimed Hermione. "It's LeviOsa, not LeviosA."
Thomas shuffled into his math class, dropped his backpack on the floor, and slumped in his seat without even bothering to take out his homework.
So, how do we figure out indirect characterization?
ffect on Others
peech - what does the character say? How does the character speak?
houghts - what is revealed to us through the character's thoughts and feelings?
ffect on others - what is revealed through the character's effect on other people? How do others feel about the character, behave around the character, or react to the character?
ctions - what does the character do? How does the character behave?
ooks - what does the character look like?
We're going to look at a clip from the movie Brave. As we watch, make notes on your note-taking sheet of any indirect characterization of Merida (the red-headed girl) that you see. We will discuss after the clip.
Let's talk about Merida's
Effect on Others
Let's try it!