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the process itself is called "characterization".

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They use words that you can connect to. And you can visualize it

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Showing instead of telling is indirect characterization. You can show by their dialogue, by their actions, or by their thoughts and feelings.

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Characters seem real when they are like real people. They should have personalities, traits, mannerisms, and thoughts and feelings that real people should have.

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Dialogue

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