How to Write a Character Analysis Essay
A step by step interactive powerpoint that shows the 10th grade English student how to write a basic character analysis essay of Okonkwo in Things Fall Apart. (Note: you have to download in order for the buttons on the slides to work)
TIPS ON WRITING A CHARACTER ANALYSIS ESSAY
While literary analysis often focuses on theme and meaning, the characters' motivations are what propels the story forward. A character analysis essay focuses on a character's internal drive and personality, looking at how his decision making, attitudes and impulses play a role in the conflict. You can write an effective character analysis essay by considering specific ways the author reveals his personality, using evidence from the story and drawing conclusions about his overall significance to the story.
Writing a character analysis is not very difficult, but it requires organized and sincere preparation. Buzzle gives a detailed explanation on how to write a character analysis essay.