Indirect Characterization And Direct Characterization Quiz

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Indirect Characterization And Direct Characterization Quiz

Indirect characterization and direct characterization how is indirect characterization and direct characterization alike?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Indirect characterization is the personality of a fictitious character.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How is indirect characterization and direct characterization alike?
    • A. 

      They have the same word in them

    • B. 

      They involve action

    • C. 

      The personality of a fictitious character

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Direct characterization is the process by which the ________________ of a fictitious character is revealed by the use of descriptive adjectives, phrases, or epithets.
  • 4. 
    Tell me why we have direct characterization in our lives
  • 5. 
    Peter was very lazy, and would never shift himself more than was absolutely necessary. what did that have to do with it
    • A. 

      Direct characterization

    • B. 

      Indirect caracterization

    • C. 

      Nethier

  • 6. 
    The old mechanic hated modern electronics, preferring the old days when all he needed was a stack of manuals and a good set of tools.
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Indirect

  • 7. 
    Julie held up six different outfits in front of the mirror and pondered which would go best with her navy blue shoes, pastel eye shadow and the diamond earrings she’d already procured from her overflowing vanity. After ninety minutes of mixing and matching, and cell-phoning her sister three times for advice, Julie finally made up her mind.
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Indirect

  • 8. 
    Julie owned a multitude of outfits and accessories, and it always took her forever to decide which combination might impress Trent. As usual, she called her sister several times for advice. After doing so, Julie decided to give the navy blue skirt with the white sweater a try.
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Indirect

  • 9. 
      lMr. Chong, whom I secretly nicknamed Old Chong, was very strange, always tapping his fingers to the silent music of an invisible orchestra.  
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Indirect

  • 10. 
    At once, Laura's throat clamped tight like a hinged lid.  It was as if she had eyes in the back of her head, so she clearly could see Dianne and Steve grinning at her, waiting for her to make a fool of herself, again.
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Indirect

  • 11. 
    "That was a pretty good poem that you wrote for English class.  YOur stuff is so good.  I wish I could write like you," Rachel said.
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Indirect

  • 12. 
    Create a character or choose someone you know and describe them indirectly in 2 paragraphs.
  • 13. 
    Use examples from The Secret Life of Bees to show how Lily is described using indirect characterization.
  • 14. 
    Lily love for her mother's old things is an example of _________________ characterization.
  • 15. 
    Explain the difference between direct and indirect characterization.
  • 16. 
    ______________ characterization is when the author does not come right out and explains the characters. Hints are dropped through their actions, interactions, and other aspects as well.
  • 17. 
    _____________ characterization is when the author comes right out and explains the characters' traits without dropping hints. Ex:  Rosaleen was a colored woman who did not know how to read.
  • 18. 
    "Listen to me," he said, his fingers squeezing into my arms. "We were arguing like you said. We didn't see you at first. Then we turned around and you were standing there holding the gun. You'd picked it up off the floor. Then it just went off." This indirect characterization of T. Ray describes his...
    • A. 

      Speech

    • B. 

      Thoughts

    • C. 

      Emotions/Personality

    • D. 

      Affect on others/Relationships

    • E. 

      Looks

  • 19. 
    Lily's choice to lie to the Calendar Sisters about her whole life story is an example of indirect characterization. Which example of "STEAL" is this?
    • A. 

      Speech

    • B. 

      Thoughts

    • C. 

      Emotions/Personality

    • D. 

      Affect on Others

    • E. 

      Looks

  • 20. 
    Relating to indirect characterization, what does STEAL stand for?
    • A. 

      Speech, Thoughts, Empathy, Attitude, Looks

    • B. 

      Speech, Thoughts, Emotions, Affect on others, Looks

    • C. 

      Specialty, Toughness, Emotions, Attitude, Looks

    • D. 

      Strongness, Tenderness, Empathy, Affect on others, Laughter

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