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    Archetypal Characters

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    In my life so far, two archetypal characters that have influenced my life are initiates and companions. These two characters are often seen as stereotypical characters because of their common presence in many movies and books. The heroes and heroines of many stories often undergo some sort of training or rite of passage before embarking on a quest or accomplishing some magnificent feat. These characters are also often assisted by companions –their sometimes unrealistically loyal and humble friends. Despite how cliché these archetypal characters are, they are present in my own life, even if they are not quite as perfect as my favorite Disney heroes and their sidekicks. I consider myself to be the initiate of my own life because I am constantly…

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    Shig Character

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    Character: The main characters in The Color Purple are strong individuals, who have dealt with heavy hearts. Most of the characters in the novel are flat and static; for many of the characters don't go through any major changes or breakthroughs by the end of the book. Celie on the other hand, is both round and dynamic. Celie went through a total change of character by the end of the novel. She's round because her character started as a quiet, and girl who was constantly taken advantage of. She…

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    Flat Character

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    On the other hand, Torvald really displays that of a flat character. Torvald holds a reputable position at the bank and in society, who is highly concerned with being perceived as an upstanding individual who always does what is right. It is of the opinion that Torvald seems to treat Nora as her father did when she was a child as she reflects that both treated her as a doll. Torvald is the go to person, and everyone knows what will keep him calm, as well as what can make him angry. This…

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    Artemis Fowl Characters

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    Colfer Character: Artemis Fowl ___________________________________________________________________________ Discuss some of the main personality traits to this character. Artemis Fowl is the main character in the book Artemis Fowl the Graphic Novel by Eoin Colfer. He is a teenage criminal mastermind so he is very smart. He wants money and doesn’t care how he gets it and he shows this by kidnapping a fairy, Holly Short, to ransom her for money. He cares for his friends and family but no to…

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    All stories or novels or fictions have to have a characteristics or elements for that story to explain or move the story with the other interesting factors. All stories or novels must have a plot or event that, where was that story took place. Characters are the story elements, which are help to move the story to the next step. It could be a person, or an animal, or an imaginary figure. It could be anything. Characters have their own development and function. Each and every character was…

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    Throughout all texts we have read, we have encountered a selection of antipathetic characters. Part of what makes these stories so compelling is the presence of these characters that not only challenge the protagonist’s, but also our own moral limits. Emma in God is Not a Fish Inspector, Cameron and Val in Forgiveness in Families, Laird and the father in Boys and Girls, are all examples of antipathetic characters that help us understand the plight of the protagonist. While each of these…

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    Princess X Characters

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    Princess X The book that I chose was Princess X. In this book the main character May, is completely distraught when one day she hears that her best and only friend Libby got in a car crash on her way back from Gymnastics class. Libby and her mom went flying into the lake when they were in the crash. One day May finds a princess X sticker on a old store window. She doesn’t know how it could have been there because Libby and May were the only ones that knew about the character. In the…

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    Aristotle’s definition of character is “that in virtue of which we ascribe certain qualities to the agents” (Butcher). What he means by this is that the character should have certain qualities that would contribute to their eventual misery in the play. Heracles’ essential quality in the plot is shown in the following quote spoken by Iris, “…him whom they call the son of Zeus and Alcmena” (Euripides). Heracles is the son of the god Zeus and Alcmena which incites Hera’s jealousy towards him as he…

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    there are many different characters that get characterized in different ways. One that stands out, however, is Othello himself, the namesake of the play. Shakespeare uses characterization and dialogue in Othello to trace the Moor of Venice's descent from a noble man to a tragic hero who kills his beloved wife as well as to illustrate Othello's character through Iago's commentary. In order to show the reader exactly how Othello has changed so much throughout the play, Shakespeare uses Iago's…

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    GCA: The Relationship Between Paul and Erik A Geometric Character Analysis is a form of understanding a story’s characters where individuals in the narrative are given a shape, which may also have a colour and size. These shapes are based upon a generalization of the character’s personality, natures, and actions. Characters are important to a narrative because they drive the plot; a character and their unique personalities are what give a story life and make it realistic. Paul and Erik are two…

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