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Other traits, especially those to be brought out in story: Most important thing to know about character: Will readers like or dislike this character, and why? Writing Character Profiles - Additional Questions If your character has a job, is he or she good at it?
Does he or she like it? What are your character's bad habits? If you asked about his or her greatest dream, what would your character tell you? What's a secret dream that he or she wouldn't tell you about? What kind of person does your character wish he or she could be?
What is stopping him or her? What is your character afraid of? What keeps him or her up at night? What does your character think is his or her worst quality?
What do other people think your character's worst quality is? What is a talent your character thinks he or she has but is very wrong about? What did his or her childhood home look like?
Who was his or her first love? If so, in what ways was it not what the character expected? If your character never achieved the dream, why not? In what situation would your character become violent?
In what situation would your character act heroic?The Purdue University Online Writing Lab serves writers from around the world and the Purdue University Writing Lab helps writers on Purdue's campus.
Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction. The first time a character is seen you should capitalize the name whether they speak or not.
If they are important characters give them a description. A Character Profile is just meant to be a guide where you can list facts and details to help you get to know your characters, especially if you get stuck on one character who doesn't quite seem real. You also want to be sure you don't create a Mary Sue character.
Student writing can be evaluated on five product factors: fluency, content, conventions, syntax, and vocabulary. Writing samples also should be assessed across a variety of purposes for writing to give a complete picture of a student's writing performance across different text structures and genres.
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