Characterization

Show what the character looks like physically, is thinking mentally and how the character speaks.

 

Summary:  The doctor just told Jake he will never be able to run again. 

 

Assignment 1

(show how Jake responded to the news in three sentences)

Sadly, Jake refused to speak or even leave his room.  All he did was pace the room.  Then he exclaimed, “I wasn’t chosen but you all know I deserved to win” he broke down crying. 

 

 

Assignment 2

Hello, answered Jake.

Son I have some terrible news cried his daddy. 

What is it? asked Jake dreadfully. It’s your mother she was shot to death four hours ago.  (show how Jake responded to the news in three sentences)

           

On that day Jake's life changed forever and he was never the same again. 

 

Assignment 3

(Show Tom's reaction in three sentences) Tom looked down and saw paint on his new shoe’s and his Ralph Lauren shirt. 

 

  1.  Sentence 1:

  2.  Sentence 2:

  3. Sentence 3: