This assignment explains the character analysis explaining the person’s actions emotions conflicts and motivations.This is possible with a quotation from any play as supporting evidence.
Drama Sampler and Character Analysis
By the due date assigned, post your response of at least 150-200 words to the Discussion Area. By the end of the week, comment on at least two of your classmates’ submissions.
Before beginning this assignment, read the following 10-minute plays in your Portable Literature textbook: “Beauty,” “Zombie Love,” “Magic 8 Ball,” “Applicant,” “The Blizzard,” and “The Date.” Choose only one play to use in your response.
Prompt: Choose a character from one of the 10-minute plays listed above. In one or two well-developed paragraphs, write a character analysis, explaining the person’s actions, emotions, conflicts, and motivations. Include examples and at least one quotation from the play as supporting evidence.
Refresher on Character
A reader or viewer of a play can learn about a character in a number of ways. Here are some questions to think about before drafting your response:
Tips: Remember to provide evidence for your claims in the form of quoted passages from the play. Quotations, paraphrases, and summaries should be cited according to APA rules of style, including in-text and reference citations. Quoted material should not exceed 25% of the document.
Check grammar and spelling before posting.
Your replies to classmates should be at least a paragraph in length and made with an eye to expand, clarify, defend, and/or refine their thoughts.
Consider asking questions to further meaningful conversation. Participation must be completed by the end of the week to earn credit.
Post directly to the discussion; do not attach a document.
Example APA Reference from the eBook
Martin, J. (2016). Beauty. In L.G. Kirszner & S.R. Mandell (Eds.), Portable Literature: Reading, Reacting, Writing (pp. 831-837). Cengage. https://digitalbookshelf.southuniversity.edu/#/books/9781337517775