Developping Character. Types of Characters. Round Many different personality traits-often contradictory; draws the reader in as a real individual Flat Few personality traits, often stereotyped Dynamic Experiences Change Static Remains unchanged. Methods of Character Development.
Few personality traits, often stereotyped
Direct characterization: the narrator or a character in the story tells us what we need to know about a character
Indirect characterization: we find out about characters indirectly through thoughts, comments, or actions of the characters
Can convey attitudes and relationships