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What can be inferred (guessed or assumed) from the
: How does an author build characterization in a
novel to enhance the reader’s understanding of a character’s personality?
Characterization is the way an author develops characters in a story.
Sometimes authors use direct characterization, where they directly
tell the reader what a character is like.
Other times they use indirect characterization, where they give the reader hints or clues about a
character through the way the character acts in different situations.
Speech, Thoughts, Effect (on others), Actions and Looks
What does the character say? How does the character speak?
What is revealed through the character’s private thoughts and feelings?
ffect (on others)
What is revealed through the character’s effect on other people? How do other characters feel or behave in reaction to the character?
What does the character do? How does the character behave?