More Information on Characters


This is a bit undigested, but may offer you some insight on characters. We don't recommend passing these pages directly on to students; it's better for you to condense this information and deliver it to them yourself.
 
For more information, turn to the LRS texts.
 
* The First and Second Principle of a Clear and Direct Style.
 
* Which kind of character? What counts as a character?
 
* When Agents Disappear
 
* How to Depopulate a Sentence
 
* How to Find a (Grammatical) Subject
 
* A Further Note on Nominalizations
 
* Problems with Too Few Characters
 
* Typical Student Questions