Types of character

Sarah Holmes
Mind Map by Sarah Holmes, updated more than 1 year ago
Sarah Holmes
Created by Sarah Holmes over 3 years ago
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A mindmap showing teh difference between flat and rounded characters in relation to C19th prose fiction

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Types of character
1 Flat
1.1 Represents a single idea or quality
1.1.1 Two dimensional
1.1.1.1 Lacks complexity and depth
1.1.1.1.1 Very predictable
1.1.1.1.1.1 Can be described simply, usually a single sentence is enough!

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1.1.1.1.1.1.1 Does not provide much room for interpretation or analysis
2 Rounded
2.1 Represents complex ideas and qualities
2.1.1 Life-like in complexity
2.1.1.1 Has complex temperament and motivations
2.1.1.1.1 Has the capacity to surprise
2.1.1.1.1.1 Difficult to describe simply
2.1.1.1.1.1.1 Provide lots of scope for analysis and interpretation
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