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Love, ambition, greed, religious faithâ€”these are some of the human emotions that motivate characters and help explain their personalities and behavior.
Choose a character who came alive for you in your readings so far this year. Write an essay in which you examine that characterâ€™s personality and motivation and show what the characterâ€™s behavior and attitudes reveal about human nature.
Begin with an introductory paragraph that captures your readerâ€™s attention and includes a thesis statement that states your view of the character.
Then, in the body of your essay, show how details in the work convey the characterâ€™s personality and motives.
End with a concluding paragraph that sums up your main ideas about the character.