Getting into character

20 Sep

When crafting short stories, students often find it difficult to get into the mindset of their protagonist.  I happened upon an article which offers insight into the minds and experiences of a range of people who, by virtue of their professions, spend time in other people’s homes.  Students could use the provided profiles as stimulus for narratives which explore the complexities of belonging, the physical things discovered in spaces, emotional discoveries about self, relationships and the world, and the changes to relationships over time.

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