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a position in which the protagonist must choose between two courses of action, both undesirable
author straight out telling the reader what the character is like, or they have another character in the story describe them
author shows the reader the character through their actions, thus we determine how they are by what they say or do
a stereotyped character who has occurred so often in fiction that we can easily identify them
a character who remains essentially the same person from the beginning of the story to the end
Developing (Dynamic) character
a character that undergoes some distinct change of character, personality, or outlook
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