Creative Writing: Developing Character

In this lesson, we will be looking at different character types before creating a biography for our own characters!

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.During what stage of a narrative does a crisis or conflict begin to develop?

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Q2.During what stage of a narrative is the tension at its highest?

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Q3.During what stage of a narrative is the end of a conflict or crisis seen?

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Q4.Which type of narrative hook makes readers ask questions about what they are reading?

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Q5.Which type of narrative hook relates to a reader's sense of sight?

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Q6.'Flash fiction' will reach a maximum of how many words?

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Q7.How many main characters are usually in short stories?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.During what stage of a narrative does a crisis or conflict begin to develop?

1/7

Q2.During what stage of a narrative is the tension at its highest?

2/7

Q3.During what stage of a narrative is the end of a conflict or crisis seen?

3/7

Q4.Which type of narrative hook makes readers ask questions about what they are reading?

4/7

Q5.Which type of narrative hook relates to a reader's sense of sight?

5/7

Q6.'Flash fiction' will reach a maximum of how many words?

6/7

Q7.How many main characters are usually in short stories?

7/7

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Creative Writing (Short Stories) - Lesson 3

Complete the following quiz to see how much you have understood from today's lesson:

Q1.According to Vladimir Propp, how many character types can usually be found in stories?

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Q2.According to Propp, which character is the one who gives the hero something to help them with their journey?

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Q3.According to Propp, which character is the one who people believe to be good but turns out to be a betrayer?

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Q4.According to Propp, which character is the focus of the hero and villain?

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Q5.What does the term 'biography' mean?

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Creative Writing (Short Stories) - Lesson 3

Complete the following quiz to see how much you have understood from today's lesson:

Q1.According to Vladimir Propp, how many character types can usually be found in stories?

1/5

Q2.According to Propp, which character is the one who gives the hero something to help them with their journey?

2/5

Q3.According to Propp, which character is the one who people believe to be good but turns out to be a betrayer?

3/5

Q4.According to Propp, which character is the focus of the hero and villain?

4/5

Q5.What does the term 'biography' mean?

5/5

Lesson summary: Creative Writing: Developing Character

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