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    Characters and Values

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    Characters tend to take to their values very strongly. A character will do anything possible to stand behind what they value. Authors use this to invoke a strong feeling in the reader, and make the plot more meaningful. By showing how strongly values affect the character, it causes one to question how strong and meaningful their own values are. A poem that does this is “1910”, by Pat Mora, and a oral history that is an example is “Tsali of the Cherokees”, by Alice Marriot. In “1910”, symbolism is

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    The Character of Antigone Antigone, the character for which the play was named, is a very complex character. She seems to change directions all throughout the play and there is never one point in which you know exactly what she will do because she is just that unpredictable. This unpredictability also makes her seem very hypocritical because she will say something and then turn on a dime and say the complete opposite. Antigone’s character is very intriguing strictly due to the fact that she keeps

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    around the time of world war two when he is a naval officer. John Marsden’s novel is set around a time of war in the not two past history (up to ten years ago). Both of the novels share various similarities and differences in character. Both novels have teenage characters that are tested with life skills when a major curve ball gets thrown at them and they have to provide for themselves and survive without the adult guidance usually there for a safety net i... ... middle of paper ... ... which

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    the main character Paul goes through many changes and makes many decisions that affect the plot tremendously. As you can see, Paul is a great example of a dynamic character. Whether it be how he talks, acts, thinks, and looks, all will change because of major events in the book. Sometimes Paul makes plot changing decisions without even knowing it, being his own influence. Paul's appearance does not change over time, but his unchanging style shows a certain independence amongst his character. In the

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    Character Analysis: Ponni

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    thoughts, physical appearance, and the other characters’ thoughts or words about that personality. Characterization is often used with the intent to portray a different or new side to something through the thoughts and actions of a character. One such character is Ponni in The Dark Room by R.K. Narayan. Ponni is a villager, wife of a blacksmith, who rescues the protagonist, Savitri, as she is about to commit suicide. Above all, Ponni is the character that the author uses to portray a different side

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    Character is one of important aspects in a story. According to Coles (2010), in fiction, all the intrinsic elements—plot, setting, theme, etc—are connected to the characters. In a longer story, such as novels, the development of characters becomes an essential matter. Characters are not only formed with the strengths that make them stands out but also the weaknesses and flaws (Sefton, 2011). They are completed by the background, belief, fears, hopes, that make the characters looks even more real

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    of work, characters are motivated to make deals that at the time seem to be flawless; however, the characters come to find that sometimes their drive to get involved in the deal is not worth the consequences and overall outcome. In Christopher Marlowe’s play, Doctor Faustus, Faustus sells his soul to the devil because he is no longer satisfied with the limits of traditional forms of knowledge. Much like Marlowe’s play, Oscar Wilde’s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, the main character, Dorian Gray

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    Using complex characters in his story, Herman Melville succeeds in progressing a character from that of simplistic virtue to one of intense contemplation. Melville’s lawyer undergoes a journey in which all that he knows is challenged, and despite his best efforts he has no control. From a distance one may argue that the lawyer has only strengthened his empathy, and while this is true, looking deeper you find a troubled man looking for reason. Melville gives great incite to the changing values, and

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    Character Development within Birdie Self-acceptance is clearly determined through one’s mind set and the steps that one has or is taking in order to achieve this goal. However, this journey can be slowed by various negative forces that life consists of that one was to fight through in order to achieve the final destination of self-acknowledgement. In the novel, Birdie by Tracey Lindberg, the main character, Bernice undergoes physical, spiritual, and emotional changes that are expressed through her

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    Buddy Ray is one of the most important characters that caused all the trouble from the beginning of Ashley’s dissapearance. In search for Ashley, Mickey enters in a club where he comes face to face with Buddy Ray. Buddy Ray demands Mickey of Ashley’s whereabouts and beats him up when he did not

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    Foxface Character Traits

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    In The Hunger Game, Suzanne Collins introduces many characters throughout the story. Each character provides a link to a different theme in her book. The author characterized Foxface, a girl from the fifth district in Panem, using the theme of survival. With her face and hair resembling a fox, she also took on many of the traits of her animal counterpart. She is clever, observational, and quick. Her diverse character traits advance the theme of survival in The Hunger Games. Foxface’s observational

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    The main character of this book Gemma does see her mission and reflects and changes because of it throughout the whole book. There are factors throughout the book and the mission that change her whole way of thinking. I believe that she changes not because she want to but to survive and not lose her mind. Ty is a big reason why Gemma accepts this mission. Gemma's idea of Ty changes during the book and that is how you know she accepted her mission. The only reason I think she recognizes this is because

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    Round Character Analysis

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    Veterinarian, a round character Objective Character may be defined as the unique set of traits and features that form the nature of a fictional person. Characters that the reader will remember start with a basis of reality. The writer takes a trait, the mannerisms or perhaps the appearance of someone he has known and adds to and embellishes it, drawing from his imagination. Sometimes a character is a composite. Often a character reflects the writer's own background or fantasies. The character's motivation

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    types of characters such as Round character, s static character and dynamic character to describe the actor’s point of view of the play. In the play “trifles” by Susan Glaspell the author display a design of dynamic character in a variety of ways. Mrs. Peters who is classify as a dynamic character who is the wife of the town’s sheriff Mr. Peters. Mrs. Peters who play the role of the sheriff wife who is not knowledgeable about Mrs. Wright, and how life on a farm can be. Mrs. Peters characters changes

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    In Alice LaPlante article, The Making of a Story, she discusses what characters may be able to go mentally and emotionally through throughout the span of a story. The decisions that a character takes give the reader more information about not only the character’s true intensions but also the author. When LaPlante writes, “how a character behaves, both alone and in response to actions from other characters, is a critical aspect of characterization” (LaPlante, 425) she does not consider that fact that

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    Ender Character Analysis

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    These characters have many differences and are alike in many ways. Peter is a angry and mean person. It is for this reason he did not get accepted into space school. He would kill other animals for fun. One of his traits is he can scare people into doing

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    Have you ever thought about the evolution of developing a character trait over a course of unfortunate events, just because those things happened? Well, that’s basically what happened in the book, The Cay by Theodore Taylor. The main character in this book, Phillip Enright, has to live through some pretty bad events, but ends up having some major character changes that help him get off the island. In The Cay Phillip’s character reveals that through many problems and events he developed independence

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    and fitting in society. American Born Chinese is a graphic novel that contains three stories. The main character of the first story is Monkey King. Monkey King is a monkey god with fascinating powers but his problem is certainly being a monkey. Jing Chang is the main character of the second story. Jing Chang is a boy that is new in school and is the only Asian in his class. The main character of the third story is Danny an all American boy. Danny appears to live a normal life but there is a problem

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    Dwight Moody Character

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    Character is the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual. This means that your character is unique and you have your own character and it is different from everyone else's. The quote "Character is what you are in the dark" by Dwight Lynam Moody means that only you know who you really are and that your true self comes out when no one is looking or when your alone and no one is around. Also, your character is who you are as a person and you can either be a good person or a bad person

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    important key events we cannot often notice. Plot, setting, characters, tone and style, theme, and point of view are just to name a few. A plot in any short story, book or even a movie gets its energy from the conflict of the story. In my textbook it says, “Plot is about cause and effect.” “Plot is more than just a sequence of events happing” (Kennedy, X. J., & Gioia, D. (2012). Setting is just often the time, place or occurrence of the story. Characters are your people who perform what you see happening

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