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Tuesday, March 3rd

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erika steinger

on 3 March 2015

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Transcript of Tuesday, March 3rd

Direct Characterization
When the narrator or author gives you information about the character.

John was a nice and caring boy.
She was a very jealous girlfriend.
Indirect Characterization
When the narrator or author portrays a character in a certain way through his or her actions or interactions with others. Reader must make an inference.

After walking the old lady across the street, he gave money to the homeless man.
Characterization in Film
Romeo and Juliet
Do Now
Copy down the EQ and word of the day

Respond to the following prompt in your notebook.
Think of a character from either a book or a movie. List 5 personality traits that you know about that character.
Give examples to support why you chose each trait.
For example, if you say that a character is "nice," how did you know?
Tuesday, March 3rd
Identify the examples below as either direct or indirect characterization; if indirect, list a trait to go along with the example
1. Mrs. Stark is the best teacher in the entire world; she loves all of her students so much!
2. Whenever you see Mrs. Gillen, she is constantly grading papers or working with students.
3. If Ms. White isn't training for a marathon, she can be found running in Central Park.
4. Any time an advisory is having a pizza party, you can find Mr. Santiago sniffing outside the door.
5. Mr. Cuozzo loves to talk about high school baseball.
The process by which an author reveals the personality of a character
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Direct or Indirect?

Watch each clip carefully
Consider the actions of the characters and make an inference as to how he/she is being characterized
act i, scene v
O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright!

It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night

Like a rich jewel in an Ethiope's ear

Beauty too rich for use, for earth to dear!
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