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Character vs. self --- A character struggles with a emotional decision inside his or her head.
A character struggles with a physical force.
Character vs. Character
Ursula vs. Ariel; Scar vs. Simba
Character vs. Supernatural
Zombies, Demons, Witches
Character vs. Nature
Tornado, Avalanche, Blizzard
Character vs. Technology
IPhone, Robots, Computers
Character vs. Society
Katniss vs. The Capitol; Martin Luther King Jr. in The Civil Rights Era ---- A character must face a group of people or corrupt government.
Using STEAL to reveal a Character's personality
Directly stating a fact about a character's personality --- Hermione is super smart!
Speech --- "Everything is Awesome!" --- a positive and optimistic character
Thoughts --- "I'm never going to pass!" she thought. --- low self-esteem
Effect on others --- They smiled when she walked in --- She's sweet and kind
Actions --- He ran into the building to save the kids --- He's brave
Looks --- Scar has a scar over his right eye showing he's trouble.
1st Person Point of View
The character is telling the story. "I am going to Hogwarts."
3rd Person Point of View
A narrator is telling the story. "She is going to Hogwarts."
A person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes with another; the person the author wants you to dislike
The people or things who take part in the story
descriptive adjectives about the characters personality, values and beliefs
the most intense, exciting, or important point
the beginning of the story where important background information about the story is introduced.
the part of a plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and the conflict has been resolved.
the main character, the person the author wants you to like.
the series of events in the story that reveals the conflict, crisis and resolution.
Point of View
the perspective from which the story is told
a series of incidents in a literary plot to build toward the point of greatest interest
problem of the story is resolved or worked out. This occurs after the falling action and is typically where the story ends.
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
the time, place, duration and environment in which the story takes place
what the author is trying to tell us about the subject or the story
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