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Setting

A. Time (when)... Past? Present? Future?
B. Place (where)... Note the environment's mood and atmosphere.

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MAJOR Characters

The person the story is about - the one about whom you learn the most and who plays the largest role in the tale.

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minor character

Play less essential roles.

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Character Traits

The qualities that make a person an individual. These traits determine how each character behaves and interacts with others.

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Protagonist

Hero; main character.

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Antagonist

Villain; character or force that tries to defeat the protagonist.

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Static

A character who stays the same in personality or values; does NOT change significantly.

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Dynamic

A character who DOES change in personality or values.

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Flat

A two-dimensional character lacking depth or complexity; often built around a single dominant trait.

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Round

Complete or real person with many human qualities ( strengths and weaknesses = well rounded

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Comparing

Same alike

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Contrasting

Different