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Flashcards in Characterization Deck (11):
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characterization

The way writers create characters in a story

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protagonist

The main character in a story

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antagonist

The character that the main character struggles against

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subordinate characters

minor characters in the story

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motivations

The reasons behind a character's actions and feelings

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flat character

A character who is not fully developed in a story. A flat character is almost never the main character

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round character

A character who is almost fully developed, just as a person in actual life is

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dynamic character

character who changes during the story. The change might involve recognition of some truth about life.

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static character

A character that does not change during the story

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dialogue

The conversations characters have with other characters

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first-person narration

A story told by an I narrator. An I narrator is a character in a story