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Flashcards in Character Type Deck (10):
1

Protagonist

The main character in the story.

2

Antagonist

Force against the protagonist
-> man vs man
-> man vs self
-> man vs nature/environment

3

Flat

This is a minor character with one or maybe two sides to the personality- we know little about them

4

Round

These characters are believable and complex people with several sides to their personality- life like

5

Dynamic

A character who changes in some important way because of the plot events

6

Static

These characters don’t change through the course of a story- same personality

7

Stereotypical

Characters who are easily recognized as “types”- always appear the same

8

Character foil

A character foil occurs when two characters balance each other in some way - two halves of a whole person- opposite characteristics

9

Caricature

A character in a piece of literature who has very exaggerated characters- external form of stereotype

10

Hero

Main character- admirable traits