Characterisation is the way in which a writer, or possibly an actor, conveys his or her characters through dialogue, physicality and description. A writer is anyone who creates a written work although the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally as well as those who have written in many different forms An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works
In performance an actor has less time to characterise and so can risk the character coming across as underdeveloped. An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works The great realists of dramaturgy have relied heavily on implicit characterisation which occupy the main body of their character driven plays. Realism in the Visual arts and Literature is the depiction of subjects as they appear in Everyday life, without embellishment or interpretation Dramaturgy is the art of Dramatic composition and the representation of the main elements of drama on the stage Examples of these playwrights are Henrik Ibsen, August Strindberg and Anton Chekhov. A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is a person who writes dramatic literature or Drama. "Ibsen" redirects here For other people named Ibsen see Ibsen (disambiguation. ( January 22, 1849  &ndash May 14, 1912) was a Swedish Writer, Playwright, and painter. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( –) (Анто́н Па́влович Че́хов) was a Russian short-story writer and Playwright, considered to be one Such psychological epics as The Seagull indirectly characterise the protagonists so that the audience is drawn into their inner turmoils as they are slowly revealed over the 3 hours of time spent with the characters. The Seagull ( Russian: "Чайка" ("Chayka" written in 1895 is the first of what are generally considered to be Anton Chekhov's The Protagonist or main character is the central figure of a story. Brooklyn Book Festival crowd by David Shankbonejpg|thumb|An audience at the Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City. The actors taking on these roles must also characterise over a long period of time, to the point that there seems to be no direct statement of who the character is at any point, this realism in acting requires the actor to characterise from their own persona as a starting point. An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works A role (sometimes spelled rôle) or a social role is a set of connected Behaviors Rights and Obligations as conceptualized by actors Realism in the Visual arts and Literature is the depiction of subjects as they appear in Everyday life, without embellishment or interpretation Acting is the work of an Actor or Actress, which is a person in Theatre, Television, Film, or any other Storytelling A persona, in the word's everyday usage is a social Role or a character played by an Actor. The audience therefore does not recognize a realistic characterisation immediately.
However the playwright and actor also have the choice of direct characterisation in a similar vein to the writer in literature. A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is a person who writes dramatic literature or Drama. The presentation of a character for a sociological discussion only has to be as real as the discussion requires. Sociology (from Latin: socius "companion" and the suffix -ology "the study of" from Greek λόγος lógos "knowledge" In this way a character can be used as an iconic reference by a playwright to suggest location, an epoch in history, or even draw in a political debate. For other uses of the term see Icon (disambiguation. For a list of icons for use on Wikipedia see WikipediaIcons. A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is a person who writes dramatic literature or Drama. In the fields of Chronology and Periodization, an epoch means an instant in time chosen as the origin of a particular Era. Politics Politics is the process by which groups of people make decisions The inclusion of a stock character, or in literary terms an archetypal character, by a playwright can risk drawing overly simplistic pictures of people and smack of stereotyping however the degree of success in direct characterisation in order to swiftly get to the action varies from play to play and often according to the use the character is put to. A stock character is one which relies heavily on cultural types or names for his or her personality manner of speech and other characteristics An archetype ( pronounced: /ˈɑːkɪtaɪp/ (Brit or /ˈɑrkɪtaɪp/ (Amer A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is a person who writes dramatic literature or Drama. A stereotype (from Greek: stereo + týpos = "solid impression" is a generalized perception of first impressions behaviors presumed by a group In explicitly characterizing a certain character the actor makes a similar gamble. Like in Vegas. The choice of what aspects of a character are demonstrated by the actor to directly characterise is a political choice and makes a statement as to the ethics and agenda of the actor and the play as a whole. Examples of direct characterisation are found in mime especially, and in Epic theater, yet also in the work of Steven Berkoff, The Wooster Group, and Complicite. Steven Berkoff (born 3 August 1937 is an English Actor, Writer and director. The Wooster Group is a New York City based theater Ensemble known for creating numerous original dramatic works The British Experimental theatre company Complicite was founded in 1983 by Simon McBurney, Annabel Arden and Marcello Magni
Both implicit and explicit characterisation in drama can result in a problematic, politically unstable character, even a stereotype. The material conditional, also known as the material implication or truth functional conditional, expresses a property of certain Conditionals in Logic A stereotype (from Greek: stereo + týpos = "solid impression" is a generalized perception of first impressions behaviors presumed by a group And conversely both direct and indirect characterisation can make complex and unique characters depending on the choices made by those doing the characterizing.