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method of character development where the author simply tells what the character is like
(ie. Louisa has always been a shy person)
process where the personality of a fititous character is revealed through the character's speach, action, appearances
(ie. And with her long black hair she stole the candy from the baby)
The ways in which a character changes and evolves throughout a story, often as a result of some conflict within the story.
represenation of something in symbolic form or the attribution of symbolic meaning or character to something
(ie. a dove is a symbol for peace)
the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
(ie. the boy threw the ball)
progression of events in fiction (ie: conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution)
highest point of story tension at which outcome is revealed
(ie. She raised the gun and shot him.)
remaining issues resolved; conclusions or insights revealed by narrator
(ie. She went back to her normal life)
3 types: Dramatic-when audience knows something a character doesn't
Situational-when something happens opposite of how one expects it to happen
Verbal-when a person says one thing but means another
type of conflict where the character experiences conflict within himself
(ie. Joe vs. Joe)
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