Characterization-STEAL method

Indirect Characterization shows things that reveal the personality of a character. There are five different methods of indirect characterization: 

 Speech What does the character say? How does the character speak? 
Thoughts What is revealed through the character’s private thoughts and feelings?
Effect on others toward the character.  What is revealed through the character’s effect on other people? How do other characters feel or behave in reaction to the character? 
  Actions  What does the character do? How does the character behave? 
Looks What does the character look like? How does the character dress? 

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