Tuesday 02 , Wednesday 03 September 2008

Warm-up exercise ~

Pretend Stanley, at the beginning of the book, was someone you knew. Write a paragraph or two describing him. Be sure to include his physical appearance as well as what his personality is like; for example, how he treats others or how others treat him.

Notes ~

Character - someone in a story

Protagonist - main character (who the story is about)

Antagonist - a character (or characters) opposed to the protagonist (causes conflict)

Character change - how a character develops over the course of the story

Character trait - something that describes a character (also known as a characteristic)


Stanley

Beginning of book End of book
fat, unlucky, quiet, poor in shape, no longer quiet
bullied, showy, caring, optimistic no longer bullied or greedy
innocent, "Caveman", greedy? strong

How changed:

--

Zero

Beginning of book End of book
illiterate, quiet, fast literate, friendly, stubborn
mysterious, small, empty honest, sad
loner - "dingied", unknown mother ran away (no longer unknown)

How changed:

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License