COMMUNICATION ARTS 9 February 20-21, 2013 Bellringer In your NOTEBOOKS, answer the following Bellringer. 1. “A deadly outbreak taking over the world.” This is an example of what type of conflict? A. man vs. man B. man vs. nature C. man vs. himself D. man vs. society 2. “A man is banished from his town for having different beliefs.” This is an example of what type of conflict? A. man vs. man B. man vs. nature C. man vs. himself D. man vs. society Reading Workshop 20-25 minutes You should be in the 2/3 section of your book at this point, with 1-2 quotes in your reading log for that 2/3. If not, you need to take your book with you to get caught up. There are only 3 weeks left of the quarter; you need to have your ENTIRE book completed by March 6. Reading Workshop Complete a quote over the 2/3 of your book in your reading log. At this point you should have 3 quotes completed for the 1/3 of your book and 1-2 quotes into the 2/3 of your book. End of the quarter is March 8. Book and reading log quotes must be completed by March 6. 15 minutes. Objectives Know and define the different types of characterization. Identify the types of characterization in a text. Know the definitions of protagonist and antagonist. Identify the protagonist and antagonist in a text. Notes-Characterization In your NOTEBOOK, write down the following information: Characterization-the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character. There are 2 types: Direct Characterization Indirect Characterization Notes-Direct Characterization Direct Characterization Tells the audience what the personality of the character is. Example: “The patient boy and quiet girl were both well mannered and did not disobey their mother.” Notes-Indirect Characterization Indirect Characterization Shows things that reveal the personality of a character. There are 5 different methods of indirect characterization: Speech Thoughts Affect on other characters Actions Looks Notes-Indirect Characterization Speech-What does the character say? How does the character speak? Example: “Hey, we can have lots of fun at camp this summer! I love being outside!” (This shows us the character is upbeat and happy.) Notes-Indirect Characterization Thoughts-What is revealed through the character’s thoughts and feelings? Example: I wish it would stop raining. I am tired of sitting inside! (This shows us the character is not happy about the situation.) Notes-Indirect Characterization Affect on Others-What is revealed through the characters effect on other people? How do other characters feel or behave in reaction to the character? Example: The boy glared at his sister as she ate his dessert. (This shows us that the character is upset about his sister’s behavior and inability to think of others.) Notes-Indirect Characterization Actions-What does the character do? How does the character behave? Example: The girl rode the lawn mower through the house and into the garage. (This shows us the girl is not concerned with the rules or safety.) Notes-Indirect Characterization Looks-What does the character look like? How does the character dress? Example: The little girl left the game with slumped shoulders and a frown on her face. (This shows us the little girl is not enjoying herself and is upset.) Practice In your NOTEBOOKS, tell whether each is an example of direct or indirect characterization. 1. Jane was a beautiful young girl. She had golden hair and blue eyes, which made her stand out from the rest. 2. When Jane walked in the room, nobody could help but look at her stunning, gorgeous face. She commanded attention wherever she went due to her good looks. 3. Jim was very unlike any other businessman. He made sure that all his clients got what they paid for. 4. Jim was an honest man. He never cheated anybody in his entire life. Protagonist vs. Antagonist Protagonist: The main character of the story or drama, the hero, who is faced with an opposing for he/she must overcome in order to achieve his/her goal. Antagonist: A person or a natural force that opposes the protagonist in the main conflict of the story or drama. Who is the protagonist and antagonist for the following movies? The Little Mermaid Protagonist: The Lion King Protagonist: Simba Antagonist: Scar Shrek Protagonist: Ariel Antagonist: Ursula Shrek Antagonist: Lord Farquaad The Dark Knight Rises Batman/Bruce Wayne Antagonist: Bane (main) Writing Workshop Complete the direct and indirect characterization worksheet. Hand in when you are done. This is for a grade.