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Character Analysis

Analysis of Death of A Salesman Characters

Tyana Battle

on 31 January 2013

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Character Analyses Death Of a Salesman Unreliable Characters After the clip Mental disturbance
Erratic behavior
Other's are reluctant to trust character BellRinger Parallelism Chris likes to run,to jump, and swimming. Correct the mistake in the sentence below. In grammar, parallelism is a balance within one or more sentences of similar phrases or clauses that have the same grammatical structure.
The application of parallelism improves writing style and readability, and is thought to make sentences easier to process Lacking parallelism: She likes cooking, jogging, and to read.

Parallel: She likes cooking, jogging, and reading. Bellringer Monday
Week of February 1, 2013 Rewrite the sentence below correctly. Split Infinitive Infinitive is a grammatical term used to refer to certain verb forms (to-infinitives) Split infinitives occur when there is an adverb placed between the to-infinitive To boldly go where no man has gone before. ReCap "Biff Loman is lost in the greatest country..."
-Willy 176 Why is Willy back at home? -Dialogue between Linda and Willy 173&174 Question Character info Not a credible source for information
The Wikipedia of info sources GET
GROUPS Bellringer Correct the sentence below Changing the oil every 3,000 miles, the car seemed to run better. Dangling Modifier A grammatical modifier could be misinterpreted as being associated with a word other than the one intended Dangling Modifier: Coming downstairs to get breakfast, the grits were really hot.

Correct modifier placement: Coming downstairs to get breakfast, Kevin found the grits hot. Bellringer She red the song lyrics too me. Homophones A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning.
The words may be spelled the same, such as rose (flower) and rose (past tense of "rise"),
differently such as carat, caret, and carrot, or to, two, and too. Homophones that are spelled the same are also both homographs and homonyms. Willy is the past the age of 60
-Narration 172 Bellringer The singer's agreed to dress in black. Plural Possessive Plural forms
The plural form of a noun indicates simply that there are more than one of the person or thing in question. For most nouns, the plural form includes the letter "s" at the end of the word:


A possessive form of a noun signifies that the noun owns something:

A musician's talent
A woman's ambition Character Analysis Death of a Salesman Personality of the Character

When you write a character analysis, you will be expected to describe a character's personality.

It's not as difficult as it may seem to figure out a character's personality traits based on his/her thoughts and behaviors
Avoid using adjectives to describe the character's physical appearance or age (narration). This does not help us learn about how the character helps shape the story. Character Analysis When performing a character analysis, remember to critically think. Don’t just scratch the surface dig deeper. Go for the harder adjective.
Show evidence of YOUR original thought process.
When you form an opinion of a character, make sure that it can NOT be easily disputed.
Character Analysis Character Development (Growth and Change)

When you are asked to write a character analysis, you will be expected to explain how a character changes and grows. Most characters go through changes as a story unfolds-otherwise, stories would be pretty boring!

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