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Minor characters typically have a brief or modest role in a story, but they contribute to the intrigue of the story or the development of main characters. Often, minor characters support the main characters or add value ... More »

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In fiction, major characters are central to the plot and are generally complex and three-dimensional, while minor characters are generally flat, stereotypical and not of central importance to the plot. Less time is devot... More »

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Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Megatron are some of the more iconic Transformers franchise characters, but the cast extends far beyond this trio. Autobots are the good guys and Decepticons are the bad guys, and each factio... More »

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The characters in the story "The Lady, or the Tiger?" are the courtier or the lover, the king, the lady and the princess. The story, written by Frank R. Stockton, was initially titled "In the King's Arena." More »

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Dramatic exposition is a literary device used to introduce important information about a story's setting, the characters and the initial conflict of the plot. In plays, dramatic exposition is usually found in the opening... More »

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