Characterization in Drama
By: Cylee Brown and Kirsten Thorne
What is Characterization in drama?
Static characters, Dynamic characters, Protagonist, Antagonist, and Archetype are all examples of Characterization in drama.
In the movie " A Christmas Carol", What kind of character is the Scrooge? Or in the movie, " The Polar Express" , What kind of characters are the elves?
Examples of Characterizations in Drama
- Static characters- The personality of that character when he is introduced is the same personality when the story comes to an end.
- Dynamic characters- A literary or dramatic character who undergoes an important inner change, as a change in personality or attitude.
- Protagonist- The leading character or one of the major characters in a drama , novel, movie, or other fictional text.
- Antagonist- A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something.
- Archetype- A very typical example of a certain person or thing.
We hope our presentation was very helpful to you and your peers. Thank you so much for participating!
- Cylee Brown & Kirsten Thorne