What is a Dynamic Character? - Definition & Examples


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Which character was outwitted by Irene Adler?

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1. Which character's greatest fear is the afterlife?

2. Which character learns that it is our choices much more than our abilities that make us who we are?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of dynamic characters in literature. In addition to the definition of dynamic character, you will be assessed on several dynamic characters from novels, plays, and short stories.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Character who feared the afterlife
  • Definition of a dynamic character
  • Party animal who eventually becomes ''the star of England''
  • Character whose nemesis is Irene Adler

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of dynamic characters
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding specific characters from notable works

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson titled What is a Dynamic Character? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain what makes a character dynamic
  • Relate five examples of dynamic characters from the lesson