Characterization
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. If the author directly tells you what the character is like, that is:
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    direct characterization
    indirect characterization
  • Question 2
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    Q. If the author shows you what the character is like and you have to infer, that is
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    direct characterization
    indirect characterization
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. A character trait is an adjective that describes _________________.
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    an emotion at a specific point in time
    personality
    appearance
  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is an example of direct characterization?
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    He tapped his foot anxiously.
    "I wouldn't  trust that man," said Ma.
    Frank was a shy, quiet person.
    Every time he earned a high grade, he would hang the test on his wall.
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which of the following is an example of indirect characterization?
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    Marcia was a good listener and wonderful friend.
    Marcia felt the knot in her stomach grow when she saw the number of questions on the test, and she tugged her hair anxiously. 
    Marcia was a nervous person.
    Marcia was an optimist who always believed the best about people.
  • Question 6
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    Q. A character, Nicki, is friendly. The author shows this by having Nicki sit down at a lunch table with a group of kids she doesn’t know and introduce herself. What is the author using to show Nicki’s trait?
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    Nicki's thoughts
    Nicki's feelings
    Nicki's actions
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Characterization is

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    the central message in a story

    the problem in a story

    the process by which a writer reveals a character's personality and qualities

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In indirect characterization....

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    the writer describes the character

    the character's personality is directly described by the author

    the writer reveals the character through STEAL

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In direct characterization....

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    the writer describes the character

    the writer reveals the character through STEAL

    the writer doesn't care how you learn about the character

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does STEAL stand for?

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    Speech, Thoughts, Effect on others, Actions, and Looks

    Statements, Time, Effort, Actions, and Love

    Solitude, Thoughts, Enthusiasm, Actions, and Loss

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What do you know about Jack from this sentence?

    Jack looked at his sister with a strange look on his face after she put ketchup in her milk.

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    Jack thinks his sister is making a good choice.

    Jack thinks his sister is weird for using ketchup in her milk.

    Jack doesn't care what his sister does.

  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Is this direct or indirect characterization?

    Jack looked at his sister with a strange look on his face after she put ketchup in her milk.

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    direct

    indirect

  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q. What character trait is revealed in this passage?
    Jonathan looked at the homeless dog walking down the street of his neighborhood.  He approached the dog, slowly cautiously, with his hands stretched outward.  After gaining his trust, Jonathan took the dog home, gave him a warm bath, and big bowl of food.
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    impulsive
    obsessed
    humble
    compassionate
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. Tom is described as being very fit, healthy, tall, and strong. Based on this description, we can infer that Tom ___________________.
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    eats junk food all day.
    possibly plays a sport -- maybe basketball -- to stay healthy.
    doesn't care about his health.
    likes to sleep in on the weekends.
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. A character with a complex personality 
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    Flat Character
    Round Character
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. This type of character is not complex. He or she has only one or two main ideas or emotions.
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    Round Character
    Flat Character
  • Question 17
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    Q. This type of character does not change.
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    Dynamic Character
    Static Character
  • Question 18
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    Q. This type of character has a lot of emotions, beliefs, ideals, concerns, and thoughts.
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    Flat Character
    Round Character
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