Character Analysis in Literature: Definition & Examples


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A character's conflict in a story:

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1. Which of the following is not a factor to be considered when analyzing a character?

2. A protagonist in the story is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you check your understanding of the lesson on character analysis. You will be assessed on your ability to analyze a character, your understanding of conflict as it relates to the character, and your grasp of key terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your knowledge of:

  • The role of character conflict in character analysis
  • Factors involved in character analysis
  • Types of characters in literature
  • How to perform a character analysis
  • Examples of external and internal conflict

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on character analysis
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about thinking critically about characters in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the proper way to perform a character analysis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about conflict in literature

Additional Learning

To learn more about character analysis, review the accompanying lesson on Character Analysis in Literature. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Analyze character traits
  • Understand the role of the character
  • Define protagonist and antagonist
  • Identify character conflict