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conflict is the essence of fiction. It creates plot. The conflicts we encounter can usually be identified as one of 4 kinds.
a character the reader knows very little about, who seems to not have very many qualities.
a character the reader knows very well, a complex, very human character
when an author explicitly tells the reader what a character is like
when an author shows what a character is like by what he/she says, does, etc.
indirect characterization via conversation
single character addressing one or more silent listeners
character speaks their thoughts directly to audience
presentation fo a character or characters on the stage or in the writing, especially by imitating or describing actions, gestures, or speeches.
The main character in the story.
The character or force that opposes the protagonist.
Has only one or two distinct traits, ideas, qualities.
Has many traits and is more fully developed.
Remains the same throughout the story.
Undergoes a permanent change in some aspect of his character, outlook, or personality.
A stereotyped character whose nature is immediately known.