Name______________ Date_______________ Period__________ Novel Complete the chart below by citing SPECIFIC evidence from the story (copy sentence and write page number). Each piece of evidence should prove that the character trait (one word to describe the character) is true. Character trait = Action+Words+Reputation Character Character Trait--One word Name: to describe the character’s Role (Major/Minor, personality. Protagonist/Antagonist, Dynamic/Static) Appearance notes: Name: Role: Appearance: Name: Role: Appearance: Name: Role: Appearance: Name: Role: Appearance: Name: Role: Appearance: Name: Role: Appearance: Name: Role: Appearance: Action—what does the Words—what does the character do that that character say that reveals reveals his/her personality? his/her personality? Reputation—what do others say about or think of the character? Name______________ Date_______________ Period__________ Novel Rising Action Climax— point of most suspense when the Template for Plot Line problem will be solved one way or another. -steps to solve the problem, but antagonist (does what to make the problem worse)____, -failed attempts at solving the problem, Falling Action/Dénouement— -complications to the problem. Steps to get to the solution after the climax. The conflict becomes more complicated. These are the significant events. Exposition—background information about setting, characters’ histories, and plot Problem/major conflict: protagonist wants ______, but antagonist _____, so ___. Introduction—beginning events in the story Setting Time: Place: Characters Major—all the important characters in the story Minor—the background/extra characters to help the story make sense Dynamic-- a character who changes from the beginning of the story to the end, often as a result of learning a lesson Static-- showing little change; a character who remains the same throughout the story Protagonist-- the main character in a drama, novel, etc Antagonist--One who opposes another; adversary, opponent resolution: happily ever after—or not.