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This chapter examines characters as constructs and looks at strategies an author might deploy to think about and construct characters for a short story.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHow to Write a Short Story (And Think About It)
EditorsRobert Graham
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
ISBN (Print)9781137517081
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2017


  • characters
  • short story
  • characterisation

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Newall, H. (2017). Characterisation. In R. Graham (Ed.), How to Write a Short Story (And Think About It) (pp. 101-113). Palgrave Macmillan.