Direct vs oblique characterization: eight recommendations and examples

Defining direct and oblique characterization ‘Direct characterization’ approach the person information authors explicitly describe. For instance, telling the reader a person’s desires, lifestyles philosophy or present day emotional kingdom explicitly. An instance of direct characterization Here’s an instance of direct characterization from Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse (1927). Woolf explicitly suggests what characters consider one another. For instance, an artist staying with the Ramsay family,…