Written Assignment – Characterization

In a 1-2 page paper, describe a character from this week’s reading. What aspects of the character are most evident in the early scenes? What elements of characterization (speech, thoughts, actions, appearance, and impact on others) are evident in the character? Does the character give any evidence of having changed by the end of the play? Discuss the importance of characterization for dramas. Why do characters need to be established in early scenes?