Their words: A character’s thoughts: a) What do they say? b) What do others say that they say?
The characters behaviour and actions in the novel, especially in difficult or dangerous situations
What do they think?
The character: As a reader find out about the character in the novel from:
How the character mixes/speaks with other characters
What others say about the character.
Special language: Words that describe the character. For example, “cute as a kitten”
Adjectives: Verbs: Words that tell us how the character speaks or behaves
Words that tell us what the character looks like