Characterisation  in Literature: A Guide 

 i’m  personally always on the lookout for articles to help me when writing, and here’s one all about creating characters which I find especially useful. Types of Characters In Fiction

To promote fair use of the material, I’m posting a link only. 

Characters are important to books. What is a character? I feel it’s a good starting point to define that. 

“A character is any person, animal, or figure represented in a literary work. Main characters have the greatest effect on the plot or are the most affected by the events of the story. Types of characters include protagonists, antagonists, dynamic, static, round, flat and stock.” (Character- Wikipedia). Characterisation, then, is the creation of a character (also called character “building.” 




6 thoughts on “Characterisation  in Literature: A Guide 

  1. FYI it’s a breach of copyright to post someone else’s article in full on your blog or website without permission, you might want to take this down and just put a fair use quote and a link – or mention that you have permission to share it if you did.


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