Characterization Notes. Indirect and Direct Characterization. Flat and Round Static and Dynamic. Direct Characterization. Direct Characterization : When the narrator or another character tells us what a person is like.
When looking for indirect characterization, think about all the following:
Look for examples of both direct and indirect characterization from the following passage in “Thank You, M’am,” a short story by Langston Hughes:
Think back to “The Most Dangerous Game.” Who is flat and who is round? Why?
Who is static and who is dynamic? Why?