HOW DO AUTHORS USE CHARACTERIZATION TO MAKE WHAT YOU READ INTERESTING.
an obstacle to the protagonist or character who is involved in the most important conflict with the protagonist
the main character, the one who "drives the action"
a character that has many different sides, fully developed, 3-D
a character that, having few traits, is easily described and 1-D
the process of revealing a character from the story
The author explains directly what the character is like.
The author shows what the character is like by presenting the manner of speech, actions, dress, indicating what others think or say about the character and by revealing what the character himself or herself thinks.