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CHARACTERIZATION

HOW DO AUTHORS USE CHARACTERIZATION TO MAKE WHAT YOU READ INTERESTING.
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antagonist
an obstacle to the protagonist or character who is involved in the most important conflict with the protagonist
protagonist
the main character, the one who "drives the action"
round character
a character that has many different sides, fully developed, 3-D
flat character
a character that, having few traits, is easily described and 1-D
characterization
the process of revealing a character from the story
direct characterization
The author explains directly what the character is like.
indirect characterization
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.