Character (part 2)

Authors may also like to use the environment in which a character is ‘found’ or placed as an indirect – but very effective – way of bringing a character to life. The environment which one lives in or chooses is particularly important (e.g. a bedroom, or house, or street, or area where that person has … Continue reading Character (part 2)

Character (part 1)

Whenever we meet someone new, we build up our impression of them on the basis of their appearance, speech, actions and surroundings. In literature, authors introduce 'characters' - or people - to us as readers, and we get to know them in much the same way, making our judgements accordingly. Of course, as readers, we … Continue reading Character (part 1)