Indirect Characterization In Desiree's Baby By Kate Chopin

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“For the girl grew to be beautiful and gentle, affectionate and sincere.”(Desiree 1) By these quote the author’s description makes the characters from the story more realistics for the reader. In “Desiree’s Baby” by Kate Chopin uses direct and indirect characterization to describe the character of Madame Valmonde, Desiree, and Armand Aubigny. Characterization is the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character. Direct characterization tells the audience what the personality of a character is. It actually tells you why that person is how it is in the story why he is mean or why he is a lonely, caring, loving person. Indirect Characterization means that the author shows thing that reveal the personality of a character and there are five different methods of Indirect characterization. (read*write*think 1) Characterization helps the author to make his characters. In “Desiree’s Baby”, Madame Valmonde was a really loving mother with Desiree even though she was not the mother. “Madame Valmonde bent her portly figure over Desiree and kissed her,…show more content…
" His position in a place of power demostrates how influential his actions and decisions are on the livesof others around him, as well as highlight the discrepancy between an unknown origin or namelessness and the possibility of having black ancestry." (wordpress.ClarkU.edu) The story "Desiree's baby " shows the characterization of all the character. In conclusion characterization makes more realistic the story because it describe how the caracter is. This characterization helps the reader to visulize the character more and know how the character is and that's why characterization is
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