CHARACTER ANALYSIS FORM

CHARACTER’S NAME:

ANALYSIS OF THE CHARACTER’S FUNCTION

1) What is the character’s relationship to the main character(s) in the story?

2) From a dramatic standpoint, what is this character’s role in the story (e.g., the protagonist, the protagonist’s ally, an antagonist, etc.

3) Does this character undergo a change in the course of the script? If yes, describe it briefly.

4) What is this character’s main goal in the story?


CHARACTER’S APPEARANCE

5) Race:
6) Age:
7) Height:
8) Weight range:
9) Hair color:
10) Eye color:
11) Description of face:
12) Posture:
13) Physical handicaps, if any:
14) Description of body:
15) Any other outstanding physical characteristics: scars, birthmarks, tattoos, etc.


CHARACTER’S BACKGROUND

16) Description of childhood:
17) Description of father:
18) Description of mother:
19) Description of brothers and/or sisters:
20) Nationality/background of family:
21) Religion in which raised:
22) Level and type of education:
23) Best subjects in school:
24) Worst subjects in school:
25) Social class in which character grew up:


CHARACTER’S RELATIONSHIPS

26) Marital Status:single, widowed, divorced, seperated
27) Reason for marital status (e.g., married out of true love, had to get married, never married because too choosy, etc.):
28) Describe character’s relationship with spouse or boy/girl friend:
29) Describe the character’s friendships:
30) Character’s other social life:
31) Pets:
32) Place in community:
33) Job and relationship to bosses and co-workers:
34) Current relationship to family:
35) Current religious outlook:


CHARACTER’S PERSONALITY & OUTLOOK

36) Current main goals in life:
37) Political outlook:
38) Extrovert or introvert?
39) Pessimist or optimist?
40) Neat or messy?
41) Sense of humor? If yes, what kind?
42) Weaknesses:
43) Strengths:
44) Morality:
45) Sex life:
46) Chief frustrations or disappointments:
47) Fears:
48) Special abilities:
49) Intelligence level:
50) The one thing of which the character is most proud:
51) If we are to like the character, what is it about him or her that we will like? (Or dislike, if that is the intention)
52) Other important information:
53) If this character undergoes a significant change during the course of the story, describe each step in this change, and link each change to the action that brings it about:

Starting condition:

Action that prompts the change: Condition:

























End condition: