Direct Characterization
Updated: 6/8/2018
Direct Characterization
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Direct Characterization

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Direct characterization is the direct description of the traits of a character in a story by the narrator or author. The narrator may tell the reader about a character's personality, physical traits, or flaws.

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  • DIRECT CHARACTERIZATION Direct characterization is the direct description of the traits of a character in a story by the narrator or author. The narrator may tell the reader about a character's personality, physical traits, or flaws.
  • While Molly was generally a fearless 10-year-old girl, she was powerless against the panic that arose whenever she saw a spider.