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 »

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 »

Characters from the classic television series and 1994 film "The Little Rascals" include Alfalfa, Spanky, Darla, Buckwheat, Porky, Stymie, Woim, Uh-Huh and Froggy. Minor characters in the movie are Mary Ann, Waldo, A.J. ... More »

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 »

Storytelling brought early mankind together both physically and mentally by emphasizing common virtues, consolidating a community and reducing intragroup conflict, highlighting storytelling's role in the evolutionary dev... More »

A fable is a short story with a moral that has animals as the main characters. A parable is a short moral story without animals as characters. Fables and morals have been around for centuries, but modern moral stories, s... 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 »