Describe your main character's personality in only three words.
Using Character Descriptions in Narrative Writing
Characters are people, animals, or creatures in a story. When writing narratives, use details to describe characters' physical traits, personalities, thoughts, and feelings. These details help the reader imagine the characters and understand their role in the story.
What does it take to create a strong character in a story?
- Physical strength
- A unique personality
- A special power
- Having a meaningful backstory
Did you know?
In narrative writing, character descriptions often use physical or psychological traits to build the character. This is called a 'character sketch'. In some stories, characters can be symbolic and represent a concept, such as love, freedom, or justice.
What would be the best traits for your character to have in order to achieve his/her goals in the story?
What kind of emotions would your character experience in this story?
Describe a character from your favorite book or movie and explain what traits make them interesting or memorable.
What kind of decisions would your character have to make in order to achieve his/her goals?