This handout is 3 pages long. The first page explains 5 easy steps with brief examples to help students understand how to complete character analysis when reading fiction. The second page shows an example of the character analysis chart in use with sample answers from Hamlet. The third page is a blank character chart for easy classroom reproduction.
The character chart can be completed as classwork or as a homework activity. It can help students with reading logs, dialectical journals, and literary analysis essays.