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Characterization: Character Roles & Dialogue in Fiction

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What is a protagonist?

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1. What is an antagonist?

2. In direct characterization, ____.

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will check your knowledge about the use of character roles and dialogue in fiction. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the purpose of dialogue and the differences between direct and indirect characterization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be tested on definitions of the following terms:

  • Protagonist
  • Antagonist
  • Indirect characterization
  • Direct characterization
  • Dialogue

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related characterization lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as direct characterization and indirect characterization
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gain regarding dialogue

Additional Learning

Learn more about characterization in the accompanying lesson called Characterization: Character Roles & Dialogue in Fiction. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain four ways characters can be classified
  • Describe characterization
  • Distinguish between indirect and direct characterization
  • Understand how listening to characters through dialogue reveals important information about them
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