direct characterization

Using my previous work with the novels The Secret Life of Bees and The Kite Runner, I adapted the characterization essay to a shorted and a little less intimidating extended paragraph using The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales.  Our senior curriculum is based on British literature, so this was a fairly easy adaptation to make. Changes This unit differed from the previously mentioned in that it...
Understanding and Evaluating Characterization in Novels Overview The idea behind this unit is for students to develop a greater understanding of how authors create characters using various categories of character traits and then evaluate how well those representations reflect reality. These traits include physical, identity, and social/moral. Several activities described below were used as...