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Character in Literature: Definition, Types & Development

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In literature, a character is

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1. Which answer is incorrect?

2. In the Divergent series, Jeannine Matthews is an antagonist because

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is a character? Can you identify an example of character development? The quiz will ask you about these and other topics related to character types and development.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer questions on the following:

  • Facts about characters
  • Why Jeanine Matthews is an antagonist in the Divergent series
  • Categorizing stock characters
  • Examples of character development

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on types and developments of characters
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding character development in famous books and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the various types of characters

Additional Learning

Keep studying characters with the corresponding lesson titled Character in Literature: Definition, Types & Development. Topics covered by this lesson include the following:

  • Main characters
  • Protagonist vs. antagonist
  • Dynamic and static characters
  • Round and flat characters
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