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<Name of Main Character>, the protagonist in <Title of Book, Play, or Story>, has a few traits that influence <her/his/their> relationships with others.

One, <she/he/they> is <choose one trait from list>. Two, <she/he/they> is <choose another trait from list>.  Three, <she/he/they> is <choose a third trait from list>.

These traits influence <her/his/their> relationships with others. We can see it in this passage from the <book/play/story>:

<Insert quotation marks and copy a sentence, paragraph, or chunk of text from your book that shows one of these three traits influencing the protagonist’s actions toward another character.>” 

<Convert that trait from an adjective into a noun> comes into play here when <Explain in two or three sentences>.

Later, on page <#><Another Character’s Name> interacts with <Protagonist’s Name>, basically <verb-ing> <him/her/them>.

<Insert quotation marks, and copy a chunk of text from your book that includes something that someone says or does to the protagonist, and the protagonist’s response.>

<Protagonist’s Name>’s response here deepens a reader’s sense of <her/his/their> <name the same trait or one of the other two that you identified above>, and sparks a feeling of <emotion>.

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