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100 terms
Literature Characters
The Great Gatsby
To Kill a Mockingbird
1984
Pride and Predjudice
Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, Daisy Buchanan
Scout Finch, Atticus Finch, Jem Finch, Boo Radley, Dill Harri…
Winston Smith, Julia, O'Brien, the Proles
Elizabeth Bennet, Mr. Darcy, Jane Bennet, Mr. Bingley, Mr. Wi…
The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, Daisy Buchanan
To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout Finch, Atticus Finch, Jem Finch, Boo Radley, Dill Harri…
10 terms
characters in literature
major character
minor character
protagonist
antagonist
Most important character(s)
lesser character who also develops the main character by show…
Main character in fiction or drama
A character or force in conflict with the main character
major character
Most important character(s)
minor character
lesser character who also develops the main character by show…
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Characters in literature
flat characters
round characters
dynamic characters
static characters
Are two-dimensional in that they are relatively uncomplicated…
Are complex and undergo development, sometimes sufficiently t…
That experience changes throughout the plot of the story. Alt…
That don't experience basic character changes during the cour…
flat characters
Are two-dimensional in that they are relatively uncomplicated…
round characters
Are complex and undergo development, sometimes sufficiently t…
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Characters in Literature
Major
Minor
Dynamic
Static
.... are VITAL TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND RESOLUTION OF THE CONFL…
.... serve to COMPLEMENT THE MAJOR CHARACTERS & HELP MOVE THE…
.... is a person who CHANGES OVER TIME, usually as a result o…
.... is someone who DOES NOT CHANGE OVER TIME; his or her per…
Major
.... are VITAL TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND RESOLUTION OF THE CONFL…
Minor
.... serve to COMPLEMENT THE MAJOR CHARACTERS & HELP MOVE THE…
16 terms
literature characters
paul revere
betsy ross
casey jones
paul bunyan
subject of henry wadsworth longfellows poem telling of his ho…
supposedly designed and sewed the first "stars and stripes" A…
railroad engineer, blew his train whistle in a special way. w…
accompanied by his blue ox, babe, he was a giant lumberjack w…
paul revere
subject of henry wadsworth longfellows poem telling of his ho…
betsy ross
supposedly designed and sewed the first "stars and stripes" A…
Literature characters
Zekle
Nokomis
Hiawwtha
Belinda watson
The courtin
Hiawatha's wooing
Hiawatha's wooing
The unerring instinct
Zekle
The courtin
Nokomis
Hiawatha's wooing
7 terms
literature CHARACTERS
Kyle keeley
Sierra Russell
Andrew Peckleman
Haley Dayley
-competitive (broke a window playing a game with his brothers…
-She loves reading... -quit... -smart (Doing calculations during ga…
-glasses,freckles,spike hair, pale... -Shy because he doesn't h…
-blonde hair, blue eyes, pearly white teeth, sassy... -acts like…
Kyle keeley
-competitive (broke a window playing a game with his brothers…
Sierra Russell
-She loves reading... -quit... -smart (Doing calculations during ga…
51 terms
Literature Characters
Ysrael
Yunior (Ysrael)
Rafa ("Ysrael")
Ysrael ("Ysrael")
Yunior, Rafa, Ysrael
9 years old, innocent, wants to go find Ysrael so goes on a b…
12 years old, Jaded and cynical. Brags about girls he has bac…
Boy who's face is eaten off as a baby. Waiting for surgery fr…
Ysrael
Yunior, Rafa, Ysrael
Yunior (Ysrael)
9 years old, innocent, wants to go find Ysrael so goes on a b…
30 terms
literature characters
Eurycleia
George
Friar John
Percival
Odysseus' maid who notices his scar.
short-tempered but a loving and devoted friend, whose frequen…
Failed to send a letter to Romeo about Juliet fake death.
Cries because he forgets his name.
Eurycleia
Odysseus' maid who notices his scar.
George
short-tempered but a loving and devoted friend, whose frequen…
24 terms
Literature: Characters
Adonis
Aeneas *
Anchises
Ascanius
God of beauty and desire; featured in Sappho's poetry and met…
Main character from Vergil's Aeneid
Father of Aeneas in Vergil's Aeneid
Son of Aeneas in Vergil's Aeneid
Adonis
God of beauty and desire; featured in Sappho's poetry and met…
Aeneas *
Main character from Vergil's Aeneid
Literature characters
Hrothgar
Unferth
Bertilak
Morgan le Faye
The king of the Danes. He enjoys military success and prosper…
A Danish warrior who is jealous of Beowulf, he is unable or u…
The sturdy, good-natured lord of the castle where Gawain spen…
The Arthurian tradition typically portrays her as a powerful…
Hrothgar
The king of the Danes. He enjoys military success and prosper…
Unferth
A Danish warrior who is jealous of Beowulf, he is unable or u…
376 terms
Literature Characters
Achilles
Hector
Agamemnon
Menelaus
The Iliad
The Iliad
The Iliad
The Iliad
Achilles
The Iliad
Hector
The Iliad
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Literature - Characters
Rami
Merton "Sun Sun"
Jake Hibbertson
Arlene
narrator
protagonist
antagonist
Merton's daughter
Rami
narrator
Merton "Sun Sun"
protagonist
7 terms
Literature Characters
Sigurd
Sigmund
Hiordis
Fafnir
The most famous hero in norse mythology, the last of the Vols…
Sigurds father who was killed in battle before sigurds birth
Sigurds mother who married King Alf after Sigmunds death
An evil dwarf who was turned into a dragon, Regins brother
Sigurd
The most famous hero in norse mythology, the last of the Vols…
Sigmund
Sigurds father who was killed in battle before sigurds birth
60 terms
Literature characters
Cyrus trask
Adam trask
Charles trask
Aron trask
The patriarch of the Trask family and the father of Adam and…
The son of Cyrus Trask and the father of Aron and Cal. Adam i…
Charles Trask - The son of Cyrus Trask and the half-brother o…
The son of Adam and Cathy and the twin brother of Cal. Aron i…
Cyrus trask
The patriarch of the Trask family and the father of Adam and…
Adam trask
The son of Cyrus Trask and the father of Aron and Cal. Adam i…
31 terms
Literature Characters
Netty
Nora
Ms. Sichel
Leni
The Excursion of the Dead Girls; the narrator who shares Segh…
The Excursion of the Dead Girls; school girl who initially ad…
The Excursion of the Dead Girls; Jewish teacher
The Excursion of the Dead Girls; girl deported to a concentra…
Netty
The Excursion of the Dead Girls; the narrator who shares Segh…
Nora
The Excursion of the Dead Girls; school girl who initially ad…
103 terms
Literature Characters
Hamlet
Oedipus Rex
Macbeth
King Lear
Hamlet, Claudius, Gertrude, Ophelia, Polonius, Laertes, Horat…
Oedipus, Jocasta, Creon, Tiresias, Laius, Polybus, Merope
Macbeth, Duncan, Banquo, Malcolm, Donalbain, Macduff, Fleance…
King Lear, Goneril, Duke of Albany, Regan, Duke of Cornwall,…
Hamlet
Hamlet, Claudius, Gertrude, Ophelia, Polonius, Laertes, Horat…
Oedipus Rex
Oedipus, Jocasta, Creon, Tiresias, Laius, Polybus, Merope
82 terms
Literature: Characters
Pride and Prejudice
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Great Gatsby
Jane Eyre
Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty, and Lydia Bennet, Mr. Bingley,…
Scout, Jem, and Atticus Finch, Calpurnia, Dill Harris, Boo Ra…
Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, Daisy Buchanan, Tom Buchanan, Jord…
Jane Eyre, Edward Rochester, St. John Rivers, Helen Burns
Pride and Prejudice
Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty, and Lydia Bennet, Mr. Bingley,…
To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout, Jem, and Atticus Finch, Calpurnia, Dill Harris, Boo Ra…
9 terms
literature characters
The Knight of the Silver Shield
The Fight with the Windmills
Beneath the Saddle
The Wind is Free
Sir Roland
Cervantes, Don Quixote, Sancho Panza, Lady Dulcinea, Rozinante
Nathan Cathcart, Dawson, General Washington
Eva(Red Cheeks), Thomaso, Morana(Old Woman Winter) a doll
The Knight of the Silver Shield
Sir Roland
The Fight with the Windmills
Cervantes, Don Quixote, Sancho Panza, Lady Dulcinea, Rozinante
14 terms
Literature characters
Characterization
Point of view
1st person
2nd person
Physical apparance, personality, backstory, fears, and motiva…
1st, 2nd, and 3rd person
Uses "we"
Uses "you"
Characterization
Physical apparance, personality, backstory, fears, and motiva…
Point of view
1st, 2nd, and 3rd person
192 terms
Literature + Characters
The Great Gatsby
To Kill a Mockingbird
1984
The Catcher in the Rye
Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, Daisy Buchanan
Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, Scout Finch
Big Brother, Winston Smith, Emmanuel Goldstein
Holden Caulfield, Stradlater, Mr Antolini
The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, Daisy Buchanan
To Kill a Mockingbird
Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, Scout Finch
27 terms
Literature Characters
Aegeus
Aethra
Theseus
Minos
Theseus
Theseus
Theseus
Theseus
Aegeus
Theseus
Aethra
Theseus
51 terms
literature characters
henry fleming
Jim conklin
The tattered soldeir
Wilson
Young adult who joined the army and experiences war
...
...
...
henry fleming
Young adult who joined the army and experiences war
Jim conklin
...
39 terms
Literature Characters
Alymer... Georgiana... Aminadab
Matthew Maule... Colonel Pyncheon... Hepziba…
Hester Pyrnne... Pearl... Rodger Chillingwor…
Faith... Goody Cloyse... Deacon Gookin... Marth…
The Birthmark
The House of the Seven Gables
The Scarlet Letter
Young Goodman Brown
Alymer... Georgiana... Aminadab
The Birthmark
Matthew Maule... Colonel Pyncheon... Hepziba…
The House of the Seven Gables
39 terms
Literature Characters
The Birthmark
The House of the Seven Gables
The Scarlet Letter
Young Goodman Brown
Alymer... Georgiana... Aminadab
Matthew Maule... Colonel Pyncheon... Hepzibah... Uncle Verner... Clifford…
Hester Pyrnne... Pearl... Rodger Chillingworth... Arthur Dimmesdale
Faith... Goody Cloyse... Deacon Gookin... Martha Carrier
The Birthmark
Alymer... Georgiana... Aminadab
The House of the Seven Gables
Matthew Maule... Colonel Pyncheon... Hepzibah... Uncle Verner... Clifford…
27 terms
Literature Characters
Agamemnon (Atreides)
Achilleus
Diomedes
Hecktor
achaian, mortal
achaian, mortal
achaian, mortal
trojan, mortal
Agamemnon (Atreides)
achaian, mortal
Achilleus
achaian, mortal
23 terms
Literature Characters
Hera
Zeus
Aphrodite
Apollo
the wife and sister of Zeus and the daughter of Cronus and Rhea
the supreme god, son of Cronus and Rhea, brother and husband…
the goddess of love and beauty
a god, son of Zeus and Leto and brother of Artemis. He is ass…
Hera
the wife and sister of Zeus and the daughter of Cronus and Rhea
Zeus
the supreme god, son of Cronus and Rhea, brother and husband…
Literature Characters
Kenny
Byron
Joey
Wilona
The ten year old narrator of the Weird Watsons
A thirteen year old juvenile delinquent
A spiritual child who worries for her family
A planner whose voice changes when angry
Kenny
The ten year old narrator of the Weird Watsons
Byron
A thirteen year old juvenile delinquent
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Literature characters
helmsman for Aeneas' ship
king of Sicily, mother was a Trojan
Prays not to be last
starts out in the lead, Throws steersm…
Palinurus
Acestes
Mnestheus
Gyas
helmsman for Aeneas' ship
Palinurus
king of Sicily, mother was a Trojan
Acestes
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literature characters
Mercutio
Tybalt
Paris
Benvolio
Person who gets killed, and sets the curse on both of the hou…
Juliet's cousin, Romeo kills him the nigh after marrying Juli…
Wants to marry Juliet, but fails, get's killed by Romeo in th…
Montagues nephew, Tries to keep Romeo's mind off rosaline at…
Mercutio
Person who gets killed, and sets the curse on both of the hou…
Tybalt
Juliet's cousin, Romeo kills him the nigh after marrying Juli…
11 terms
Characters in Literature
Dynamic Character
Antagonist
Static Character
Direct Characterazation
changes in the area of belief and/or
does not have to be the villain but cam be
Beliefs and attitude remain the same throughout the story
the author will tell you the Character's traits
Dynamic Character
changes in the area of belief and/or
Antagonist
does not have to be the villain but cam be
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Characters In Literature
Major
Minor
Dynamic
Static
Vital to the development and resolution of the conflict
Complement the major characters and help move the plot events…
Changes over time
Does not change over time
Major
Vital to the development and resolution of the conflict
Minor
Complement the major characters and help move the plot events…
66 terms
Literature Characters 334 Characters
The Woman
The Good Mind
The Bad Mind (The Evil Spirit)
Cabeza de Vaca
Mother of Twins in Iroquois Creation Story
Good twin, creator
Bad twin, comes from Mother's Side
Spanish Explorer, went through a lot of crap with Indians, wa…
The Woman
Mother of Twins in Iroquois Creation Story
The Good Mind
Good twin, creator
53 terms
Famous Characters from Literature
Daisy Buchanan, Nick Carraway, Jay Gat…
Ackley, Stradlater, Jane Gallagher, Ho…
Humbert Humbert, Dolores (Lolita) Haze…
Leopold Bloom, Stephen Dedalus, Molly…
The Great Gatsby - ... F. Scott Fitzgerald 1925
The Catcher in the Rye -... J.D. Salinger 1951
Lolita - ... Vladimir Nabokov 1955
Ulysses, ... James Joyce 1922
Daisy Buchanan, Nick Carraway, Jay Gat…
The Great Gatsby - ... F. Scott Fitzgerald 1925
Ackley, Stradlater, Jane Gallagher, Ho…
The Catcher in the Rye -... J.D. Salinger 1951
65 terms
Literature Characters 334 Characters
The Woman
The Good Mind
The Bad Mind (The Evil Spirit)
Cabeza de Vaca
Mother of Twins in Iroquois Creation Story
Good twin, creator
Bad twin, comes from Mother's Side
Spanish Explorer, went through a lot of crap with Indians, wa…
The Woman
Mother of Twins in Iroquois Creation Story
The Good Mind
Good twin, creator
88 terms
Famous Characters From Literature
Captain Ahab
Aladdin
Alice
Antonio
Main character in Melville's Moby Dick, who is very eager to…
Character in Arabian Nights. Whenever Aladdin rubbed his lamp…
Main character in 2 of Lewis Carroll's works. Through the Loo…
Character in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, who is ask…
Captain Ahab
Main character in Melville's Moby Dick, who is very eager to…
Aladdin
Character in Arabian Nights. Whenever Aladdin rubbed his lamp…
15 terms
Elements of Literature-Characters
character
traits
direct characterization
indirect characterization
the story's actors
special qualities that the writers use to reveal their charac…
writer simply tells the reader directly what the character is…
techniques a writer uses to subtly reveal a character's trait…
character
the story's actors
traits
special qualities that the writers use to reveal their charac…
53 terms
Famous Characters from Literature
Daisy Buchanan, Nick Carraway, Jay Gat…
Ackley, Stradlater, Jane Gallagher, Ho…
Humbert Humbert, Dolores (Lolita) Haze…
Leopold Bloom, Stephen Dedalus, Molly…
The Great Gatsby - ... F. Scott Fitzgerald 1925
The Catcher in the Rye -... J.D. Salinger 1951
Lolita - ... Vladimir Nabokov 1955
Ulysses, ... James Joyce 1922
Daisy Buchanan, Nick Carraway, Jay Gat…
The Great Gatsby - ... F. Scott Fitzgerald 1925
Ackley, Stradlater, Jane Gallagher, Ho…
The Catcher in the Rye -... J.D. Salinger 1951
94 terms
NAQT Literature Characters
Hamlet
The Tempest
Iliad
Moby Dick
Ophelia
Prospero
Achilles
Ahab
Hamlet
Ophelia
The Tempest
Prospero
708 terms
Lit - NAQT Literature and Characters
(William) Shakespeare
(William) Shakespeare
(William) Shakespeare
Homer
Hamlet
The Tempest
Macbeth
Iliad
(William) Shakespeare
Hamlet
(William) Shakespeare
The Tempest
12 terms
Greek Literature Characters
Plato
Socrates
Menon
Anytos
He lived 427 B. C.-347 B.C. He was Socrates' "favorite and mo…
He lived 469 B.C.-399 B.C. He was a stonemason and carver. He…
He was a wealthy young Thessalian nobleman. He was a student…
He was a politician. He hated sophists because they are the r…
Plato
He lived 427 B. C.-347 B.C. He was Socrates' "favorite and mo…
Socrates
He lived 469 B.C.-399 B.C. He was a stonemason and carver. He…
10 terms
Morgans American literature characters
Anne Bradstreet
Jonathan Edwards
Peyton Farquhar
Tom Walker
wrote Puritan poetry
encouraged the "Great Awakening"
hanged at Owl Creek Bridge
a usurer
Anne Bradstreet
wrote Puritan poetry
Jonathan Edwards
encouraged the "Great Awakening"
27 terms
Literature Final 2016 Characters
Dill
Boo Radley
Cunninghams
Ewells
Jem and Scout look forward to this small character's annual v…
All three kids play games emulating this character and his fa…
This farm family never took anything they can't pay back.
Kids in this family only show up on the first day of school;…
Dill
Jem and Scout look forward to this small character's annual v…
Boo Radley
All three kids play games emulating this character and his fa…
141 terms
Literature Humanities - Character Cards
Literature Humanities... Fall Semester -…
Iliad
Achaeans, Argives, & Danaans
Achilles
Columbia University
Homer
Terms the Greeks are referred to in the Iliad
The son of the military man Peleus and the sea-nymph Thetis.…
Literature Humanities... Fall Semester -…
Columbia University
Iliad
Homer
12 terms
Frequency List Literature Characters
Hamlet
Oedipus Rex
Macbeth
King Lear
Hamlet: Protagonist, Prince of Denmark... Horatio: Hamlet's Best…
Oedipus: First mother f*****, beats the sphinx, kills his dad…
Duncan: King of Scotland. Nice, dead.... Malcolm and Donalbain:…
King Lear: Banishes Cordelia for not complimenting him. Regre…
Hamlet
Hamlet: Protagonist, Prince of Denmark... Horatio: Hamlet's Best…
Oedipus Rex
Oedipus: First mother f*****, beats the sphinx, kills his dad…
44 terms
Literature-Characters-Don Quixote
Don Quixote
Sancho Panza
Antonia
Antonio
a Spanish gentleman of La Mancha, Alonso Quijano (or Quesada,…
Also known as Zancas, he is Don Quixote's squire. He is unedu…
Alonso Quijano's (Don Quixote's) niece, a woman under twenty;…
A goatherder, who plays a song for Don Quixote on the rebec
Don Quixote
a Spanish gentleman of La Mancha, Alonso Quijano (or Quesada,…
Sancho Panza
Also known as Zancas, he is Don Quixote's squire. He is unedu…
18 terms
Heroic Literature Characters
Homer
Odysseus
Jason
Perseus
the author of the epic poem The Odyssey
the wisest of the Greek heroes
went on the quest for the Golden Fleece
decapitated Medusa; married the daughter of Cepheus after sav…
Homer
the author of the epic poem The Odyssey
Odysseus
the wisest of the Greek heroes
44 terms
Literature-Characters-Don Quixote
Don Quixote
Sancho Panza
Antonia
Antonio
a Spanish gentleman of La Mancha, Alonso Quijano (or Quesada,…
Also known as Zancas, he is Don Quixote's squire. He is unedu…
Alonso Quijano's (Don Quixote's) niece, a woman under twenty;…
A goatherder, who plays a song for Don Quixote on the rebec
Don Quixote
a Spanish gentleman of La Mancha, Alonso Quijano (or Quesada,…
Sancho Panza
Also known as Zancas, he is Don Quixote's squire. He is unedu…
42 terms
Ancient Greek Literature Characters
Mentes
Orestes
Laertes
Mentor
Athene's disguise
son of Agamemnon
father of Odysseus
Ithakan friend of Odysseus
Mentes
Athene's disguise
Orestes
son of Agamemnon
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