Like, i know you said none of the characters in these stories have names, but if you had two or three main characters with names, and then you mention they go to a store and the clerk did this or that and then the manager said this, readers would probably take this as routine. Join a live hosted trivia game for your favorite pub trivia experience done virtually. Can you name the real names of the following fictional characters. The first step in naming your characters is to know them. In mystery stories, 90% of the characters have typical, everyday characteristics behind them. In the book, he was called trout because his feet smelled like fish. How to be productive at home from a remote work veteran. So, regardless of how strange the name is, generally the name they go by is their real name. Pages in category lists of comics characters the following 44 pages are in this category, out of 44 total. The other characters seemed to be hiding behind the roles created by. She is a mysterious and shady character during the first half of the book. The name of this book is a secret by pseudonymous bosch. Armpit armpit is one of the boys at camp green lake whose real name is. Thats why you should think long and hard over them.
Phillip pullman says early on in the book that she is a good lier and this is because she has little imagination. In the book holes what were the characters real names. Thanks, edward, for inviting me to repost this here. However theres a term for the characters in a play, dramatis person. Its up to you if you want to use only mysteries or mix it up. What are the nicknames and real names of the characters from holes. You want your readers to remember your characters names long after theyve finished reading the book. Dont give similar characters names that begin similarly to avoid confusion. Characters are the heart of a story, the engine that drives them and the feature which sticks longest in the readers mind. Stanley yelnats the novels protagonist, stanley is an overweight kid with a lot. According to most of the characters in the book, zero is a big fat zero. Use this great character map worksheet to engage your students in the classroom. It made me wonder, does it really matter whether you decide to name a person in a manuscript. Have students track various character traits, important quotes, and more while reading.
Characters in search of a novel kindle edition by campbell, molly d. What types of conflict are present in louis sachars holes. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. As with any powerful device, its important to control your use of characters. Camp green lake characters caveman stanley yelnats iv a teenage white overweight average weight in the movie boy who was falsely accused of stealing clyde livingstons shoes which got him sent to camp green lake. The trouble with referring to characters by their titles, rather than their names, is that it kills the realism of a deep pov. Analysis of the main characters, major plot points, and themes. This list is comprised of some of the most recognizable names from fictional books. Kate barlow kate barlow is the schoolteacherturnedoutlaw who robbed stanleys great grandfather. In literary fiction and theatre, we often find names that give clues to a characters personality or fate for example, the masculine jo march in little women.
Those characters will also have everyday backgrounds. Obviously, the main characters, the sidekicks, the bad guys, etc. If shown, the year indicates when the book was first published. Dec 18, 2010 its up to you if you want to use only mysteries or mix it up. Boy and girl names for the lead, side characters like friends or siblings, person of authority like government or leader and parents, the name of a city or place where they live, i would like them to be really creative because the setting is in the future. Nov 04, 2015 how 7 fictional book characters got their names. For example, lyra silvertongue from the golden compass is one of my favorite characters of all time.
Lewis was sent to camp green lake after getting caught breaking into a museum and robbing its jewels. What are the names and nicknames of the characters in the. To find names fitting your genre, rifle through some of your favourite novels and look at the names authors give. While intelligent and kind by nature, the murder of her beloved sam turns kate into a violent outlaw who lives on the wrong side of the law. Play sporcle s virtual live trivia to have fun, connect with people, and get your trivia on. Dec 17, 20 names of book characters always match the personality of your character. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
What is a list of the characters in a nonfiction book called. He is an overweight boy who does not have any friends from school and is often picked on by his classmates and the school bully, derrick dunne. What are the nicknames and real names of the characters. Even more importantly, sienna definitely knows their roles. Test your knowledge on this movies quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. Warden gets angry at him when the boys do not dig up what she is looking for.
Which names are used, when, and by whom, can give us some pretty important inside info about a character s personality or attitudes, as well as their place in the hierarchy of the camp. Characters in search of a novel kindle edition by campbell. So, how does one know when to identify a person by name. You can follow any responses to this entry through the rss 2. Some names given are fitting to the characters describing their personalities or characteristics while others can be negative and label them in a way which can scar a person permanently. She lived on green lake one hundred and ten years ago, when there was still water in it. See more ideas about books, my books and good books. If you still need help then but a description of their personality on yahoo answers. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading characters in search of a novel. Few new testament characters are as fascinating as simon barjona, the man called petera reluctant. For example, 90% of your characters will be the everyday lawyer, doctor, teacher type. Nov 06, 2008 while im casting about for the perfect names for main characters, i made a list of names i like for the story world, but that arent quite right for the mc.
One absorbing character is iconic, three is brilliant, five could leave room for nothing else. Here are the prominent characters in the book, holes. Finding fictional character names that suit characters personalities or carry apt connotations is rewarding, though. Stanley is the downtrodden kid who gets kicked around by just about everyone and everything. If a virtual private party is more your thing, go here for details. Mar 01, 2015 readers have already been introduced to all these characters and their relationships to sienna. Along with squid is one of xrays closest companions, pushes stanley to the floor when he forgets to call him by his nickname. She loves her family and friends, but is strong enough to leave them behind and move across the country in order to move on with her life. In the book holes, twitchs real name is brian hope i helped. Usually one of the names on the list stands out as the right one. Without a pageturning plot, your readers will soon be well, not turning the pages. Take fifteen minutes to riff on that list, creating 20 new names from whats on your page. This reference for writers provides meanings for some 25,000 names and surnames from 45 countries, listed by origin. The characters are referred to throughout the long book as the doctors wife, the girl with the dark glasses, the man with the black eyepatch, etc.
Photo of holes character posters for fans of holes 19287297. It complained that the book had too many named characters. At the very least, knowing how to create a character is as important as plotting a novel. Stanley yelnats caveman is the main character of holes. Nicknames, significance and feelings sample reading. Zero hector zeroni stanleys best friend, who was the real culprit in stealing clyde livingstons. The main character of the book is called stanley yelnats and has always had bad. Creating characters is arguably the singlemost important part of novel writing.
Naming characters for a novel or short story is sometimes tricky. Most of the characters in holes have more than one name. Henry arthur ezra protagonist fave 2 dexter jerk fave 2 gideon holden callum jude oliver edmund theodore simon peter nolan fave protagonist 1 william hugo sebastian everett alastair declan jerk fave 1 simon dashiell theodore george jasper henry felix august jude silas girl names. May 28, 2015 manga characters have names chosen by the author. Contentsshow holes character list a list of all the characters in holes. For the truely obcessed, you could do character first names only, last names only, or do two lists.
He is the latest in a line of family members who are goodhearted and wellmeaning, but. In the book holes, all the boys at camp green lake have nicknames. John jeremiah johnston, the real jeremiah johnson, photographed in 1864 in union army born with the last name of garrison near little york in hunterdon county, new jersey, july 1, 1824 sailor, soldier in the colorado calvary, scout, hunter, guide, and whiskey peddler. An explanation of naming practices and historical context is provided for each origin section, and there is a reverse lookup of names by meaning, as well as an alphabetical index of names. Im in a brainstorming space right now, so the cants and impossibles are while welcome maybe unintentionally discouragingdamaging. X also known as grant haskill ndare munroe amalgam comics ngon. Mar 22, 2012 in the book holes, all the boys at camp green lake have nicknames. These include novels, short stories, graphic novels and comic books. While im casting about for the perfect names for main characters, i made a list of names i like for the story world, but that arent quite right for the mc. His real name is hector zeroni, which connects him with the old gypsy, who. Hes smart and flawed and a little sarcastic, which i love.
Stanley yelnats is the main character in the novel. Characters stanley yelnats stanley is the protagonist of holes, although he is an unlikely hero. To build your own cast list, start with a group of names, like from your email address book, a church directory, or the board of directors at your current school or alma mater. Leeanne high elf enchantress breeanne igh elf cleric all my characters were in sisterhood and in castaways and 1 or 2 others for a little time stephanie coffey charysma high elf enchanter, mayple seerup wood elf druid, niana erudite. This is of course only true if the translator translated it accurately, as japanese names are chosen b.
This activity was created by a quia web subscriber. Get to know the character first before you name him or her. Movies quiz fictional real names random movies quiz can you name the real names of the following fictional characters. From any murder, she wrote book, the main character is jessica fletcher. Holes character nicknames holes by louis sachar book group. A handson introduction to bringing your characters to life. If you still have access to a phone book check your grandmothers house, let your fingers do the walking until you find a few names that sound just right for your characters. Raymond reyes zaim naeblis eru shd w richard rought searph songangel. Holes character posters holes photo 19287297 fanpop. But i do not believe she is unique enough for this list. Characters extras mia hall a spirited, kind, and musically gifted 20 yearold who is strong and independent.1299 1121 612 1287 217 761 1122 191 1399 148 1358 1275 1487 699 986 557 688 239 560 710 419 772 1127 1256 788 632 956 655 1648 1449 201 1257 757 60 740 1090 956 745 1145 276 683 22 175