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


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 Lacks complexity and depth Very predictable Can be described simply, usually a single sentence is enough!

Attachments: 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 Has complex temperament and motivations Has the capacity to surprise Difficult to describe simply Provide lots of scope for analysis and interpretation
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