Characters that do not change throughout the course

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Characters that do not change throughout the course of the story. Show contrast to dynamic characters.
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PROTAGONIST 1. Greek word protagonistes : player of the first part, chief actor. 2. Function: Develop a story i.e. Story revolves around him/her. 3. Goes through major developments to solve a conflict. 4. Adjective: Protagonistic
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ANTAGONIST 1. Greek word antagonistēs : opponent, competitor or rival. 2. Function: to create conflict. 3. Adj: Antagonistic
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THE VARIATIONS Anti-Hero - A major character (protagonist) who lacks protagonistic qualities. Foil - A foil is any character whose personal qualities contrast with another character (usually the protagonist) to provide the readers more details about the other character. Symbolic - Any character whose existence represents some major idea or aspect of society .
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POINT OF VIEW The narrative mode the author uses to let the readers hear/see the story.
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THE BASICS OF POINT OF VIEW BUT FIRST, A BIT OF TONE ● Narrator ● First, Second & Third POV ● Omniscient /Limited ● Single / Multiple
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WHAT IS TONE? ● The perspective or attitude that the author adopts with regards to a specific character, place or development. ● Examples ranging from solemn, grave, and critical to witty, wry and humorous. ● Helps the reader ascertain the writer’s feelings towards a particular topic.
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NARRATOR ● The "voice" that speaks or tells a story. ● Can either be one of the characters in the story or a completely separate narratorial voice. ● Offer commentary, make suggestions, or render a judgment about what takes place in the story. ● Narrator’s voice may offer a glimpse into the author’s point of view.
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SECOND PERSON When the narration is done through a viewpoint using the pronoun YOU. THIRD PERSON When the narration is done through a viewpoint using the pronouns HE, SHE or THEY.
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