Word Bank For Describing Characters


Word Bank for Describing Characters
By Dr Neeta, Associate Professor of English, Deptt of English, SVC Aligarh, UP

There are different types of characters in fictional literature. They are assigned different roles in the narrative process as a result of which they remain endowed with distinctive personality traits. While drawing the character sketch of any specific character from a particular fictional work, one has to analyze the character on the basis of different parameters like the type of characters, his/her physical appearance, his/ her emotional state and other personality traits which may be positive or negative. Here are some words in the form of word clouds to define these parameters.
First of all one should be able to identify the ‘type’ of character, one is going to analyze. The following word cloud would be helpful to find out the type of character.

Fig 1. Word Cloud of Describing Words/ Adjectives to describe the Type of Character.

Next, the Physical Appearance of the character is to be noticed with the help of the following Describing Words (Adjectives):
Fig 2. Word Cloud of Describing Words/ Adjectives to describe the Physical Appearance of the character.
Emotional State of the character can be described easily by using the following words of the Word Cloud:
Fig 3. Word Cloud of Describing Words/ Adjectives to describe the Emotional State of the character.

The other important Personality Traits (both Positive & Negative) of the character may be pointed out with the help of the following describing words:

Fig 4 (a). Word Cloud of Describing Words/ Adjectives to describe the Positive Personality Traits of the character.


Fig 4 (b). Word Cloud of Describing Words/ Adjectives to describe the Negative Personality Traits of the character.

Comments

  1. Its really very nice experiment. I hope that it would certainly help our students of all classes and even research scholar to describe the characters very easily by just having a glance over the standard words cited in the above blog. Hope for the similar blogs on other topics also to let the learners facilitate their learning.

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