9 th Lit. FALL FINAL. Study Guide FICTION. CHARACTERIZATION. Direct – the author tells you directly about the person: “Steve was tall, with long, brown hair. He was friendly and outgoing and loved to wear t-shirts with silly slogans on them.”
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1. Is this direct or indirect characterization?
2. Is this direct or indirect characterization?
Agnes, with whom the controversy began and around whom it continues to swirl, seems at first glance colorless, almost invisible. But if I think hard enough, I can remember every detail of her face and the way she moved. I’m not sure why she had such a great influence on me, but she did.
If Agnes turns out to be the main character in the story, which word pair will most likely describe her best?
A. flat and dynamic
B. round and dynamic
C. round and static
D. dynamic and static
B) Round and Dynamic
What is John's motivation for running away?
ASK QUESTIONS AS YOU READ TO ANALYSIZE CAUSE AND EFFECT…..
What causes Sue to bump into someone?
B) She was not paying attention.
A hurricane is approaching a small ship. What type of conflict is this?
(she expected him to be excited)
The supermarket was very crowded with anticipation. People were rushing in to buy charcoal for barbeques, family get-togethers, and beach parties.
What can you infer is the setting for this selection?
B) The Fourth of July in the suburbs
******SIMILAR TO MAKING A PREDICTION….
“A tall, slender man, a package clutched tightly by his side, slipped from shadow to shadow. Once a dog barked, and the man’s black suit merged into the blackness of a wall.”
What can you infer from this selection?
C) the man is frightened and trying to escape