We reveal character by:
Which of these do you think is the strongest way to reveal character? Which is the weakest way?
We also reveal character by discovering what the character
WANTS – right now
IS AFRAID OF – right now
This last is not general, but very specific and immediate. “My character wants happiness.” No. “She wants to impress the new man in her accounting class at university. What is she afraid of? Not death or illness. She’s afraid she’ll say something stupid to the man when she talks to him after class.
What is your way of revealing charcter?
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