TITLE

On the Development of Character

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Center: A Journal of the Literary Arts;2009, Vol. 8, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the rhetorical deployment of character in various types of stories. It notes that character generation depends on the necessity of a character and that situation or language tends to generate character in non-realist short stories. The author relates that some characters in her own fiction start in image or anecdote. However, she points out that a character which starts either in the concrete or the abstract will still developed through the other means. She observes that characters are tossed and thickening in narrative and dramatic and sensory requirements.
ACCESSION #
39771390

 

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