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Last reply by: Professor Gonzaga
Thu Nov 28, 2013 12:00 PM

Post by peter yang on November 27, 2013

does every story have to, have a villian in it?

Story Check-In: Characters

  • Wise words from Aristotle
  • Character’s desires, motivations, and action
  • Main characters and supporting characters
  • Character strength’s and Flaws
  • Meg’s perspective in Wrinkle in Time
  • Charles Wallace’s confidence in Wrinkle in Time
  • Character Archetypes: Mentor, Shadow, and Herald

Story Check-In: Characters

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • A Famous Quote 0:23
  • Characters 1:12
    • What They Are
    • What They Are Not
    • Example 1
    • Example 1, Continued
    • Characters Must 'Care' About Something
    • Characters Usually Have a Specific Goal
    • Characters Will Do Actions
    • Summary
  • Meg's Introduction 8:14
    • Example Continued
    • Evaluate the Character
  • Character Roles 9:40
    • Lead Character/ Protagonist
    • Example: Meg's Perspective
    • Supporting Characters
    • Example
    • Villains
  • Character Strengths and Flaws 15:36
    • Meg Murry Example
  • Character Archetypes 16:04
    • Monomyth
    • The Herald
    • The Mentor
    • The Shadow
  • Summing Up Characters 21:16