OSCAR EXAMPLE - PIGGY
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Direct and Indirect Characterization: OSCAR
By Rebecca Ray
OSCAR is an acronym designed to help readers understand direct and indirect characterization. Through the use of OSCAR, as a reading and writing strategy, readers are asked to think and write about the different ways they learn about a character.
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OSCAR example of direct and indirect characterization
"You're talking too much. Shut up Fatty." - Jack
The author refers to him as the 'fat boy' with 'spectacles'. He is intelligent and innovative.
"...on account of my asthma."
The way he is treated in the book is upsetting. He only wants what is best for everyone.
S: Character's Speech
Heavy, wears glasses
C: Physical Characteristics
A: Author's Attitude
R: Reader's Reaction
O: Other Characters' Comments