Characters and emerging motifs. East of Eden Part 1. Stuff you should know. Six methods of characterization You should six headings for taking notes today Label your notes “Methods of Characterization” When you are ready raise your hand. Characterization. 1. Physical appearance.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
East of Eden Part 1
Six methods of characterization
You should six headings for taking notes today
Label your notes “Methods of Characterization”
When you are ready raise your hand
1. Physical appearance
2. Character’s actions
3. Character’s own words
4. What others say about the character
5. Character’s innermost thoughts and dreams
6. What the author tells us about personal history or background (exposition)
Look over your notes – list the ways that in “real life” situations we learn about people
Which methods are impossible to know about “real life” people?
How is knowing this helpful for understanding characterization in literature?
The Hamiltons from Ireland
The book is primarily about two families
One from the East
One from the West
In your notes or on lined paper make t-graph
On the left side write EAST and on the right side write WEST
You will have many more characters listed on the West sided
West - Hamiltons
East - Trasks
Adam is older than Charles
Adam and Charles are half brothers.
Watch the following to see if any evolve to a symbol
What do different smiles and different characters indicate?
Good and evil
Look for these things as you continue to read the novel.