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    Prepare an analysis of a fictional character from a novel, movie, or television series.

    Include descriptions and cited examples for each of the following methods for characters development:

    the actions taken by characters used to reveal their natures
    the author's descriptions or playwright's scene to inform the reader about the character
    the characters' dialogue that reveals what they are like
    things that others say about a character that reveals character traits
    the writer speaking as a storyteller or in an aside in that present intentional judgments about a character
    use style appropriate to your professor's criteria

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    Here are some suggestions:

    Choose something you have read and a character. Choose a paragraph or page or program, movie, etc you can access and analyze. Don't try to look at the entire work but break it down.

    Action is created through dialogue and direct narrative action. Look for those areas that movement. Look for action verbs, strong verbs that convey action. Look for dramatic action. How do you know who these people are? How do they talk? What kind ...

    Solution Summary

    Using a variety of character traits, this example will show you one approach to understanding character. It can be used by writers who need to analyze a work of literature, or creative writers who need to create character.