Character Analysis: We Are Just Like Them

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We’re Just Like Them: Traits of a Good Character A woman raved to her friends over dinner. She couldn't help but share how well reformed her son had become over the past couple of months. She feared that the people he watched on screen would revise his behavior, but they made him better. Most kids and teens are influenced by those they watch on television or the icons in the books they read. Traits that improve an individual’s behavior is what makes a good character. Although many movies, shows, and novels find ways to entertain individuals; a sense of humor is one of the many attributes which make a positive character. Stiles from the show Teen Wolf is a teenager that entertains the audience with whatever he does. In an episode of Teen Wolf; …show more content…

Hannah Baker; a dead high school student from the tv series 13 Reasons Why, shared an episode through her tapes about when she got raped. She was tricked by someone she thought was a friend, and walked into a trap. The character makes the audience feel the pain which they are experiencing, and allows the individual to think logically of a way out of the situation. Another character who displays some act of conflict is Scott McCall, also from the show Teen Wolf. After finding out that his best friend, Stiles was kidnapped and was threatened to be killed, Scott got very angry and fought his way with the intention of saving his best friend. The anticipation of the fights always has the audience longing and excited for when the action finally occurred. A great character does not have to be involved in physical violence to show conflict. Alaska from the novel Looking for Alaska, is a girl who is depressed, but hides her emotions from her friends. She smokes, drinks,and behaves in wild ways because she is fighting with the loss of her mother. She displays internal conflict with herself and adds more drama to her character. She lets the audience be a part of the conflict. It makes the individual imagine beyond their comfort zone. The involvement in some kind of conflict allows a character to make the audience excited, nervous, woeful, and many other

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