The Goonies

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English 7 The Goonies Character Analysis Reese Name ____________________________________ Period _________ [pic] Director: Richard Donner Writers: Steven Spielberg (story) and Chris Columbus (screenplay) Script Links: Release Date: 1985 Run Time: 114 minutes Genre: Adventure / Family / Comedy Rated: PG Cast: Sean Astin .... Michael 'Mikey' Walsh Josh Brolin .... Brandon 'Brand' Walsh Jeff Cohen .... Lawrence 'Chunk' Cohen Corey Feldman .... Clark 'Mouth' Devereaux Kerri Green .... Andrea 'Andy' Carmichael Martha Plimpton .... Stefanie 'Stef' Steinbrenner Jonathan Ke Quan .... Richard 'Data' Wang (as Ke Huy…show more content…
4. Application/ Synthesis- we learned how to take gained knowledge coupled with new information and synthesize it into an expression of our own learning. Character Traits Handout Introduction F. Scott Fitzgerald once noted, “Action is character.” In other words, characters do things. They feel things. They hear things. They say things. They think things. They go places and so on. It is in these actions that the character’s traits are established. It is in this that we, the readers, get to “see” what kind of character thee people are: friendly, sad, nosey, love-struck, adventurous, etc. When we discuss characters in literature, poetry, and even film, we often describe them in terms of their character traits, descriptive adjectives that define the specific qualities of the character. The author/ poet/ director may present this directly, but often times, they show us this in action. Our job as readers/ viewers is to draw conclusions about the character’s traits (infer them). Below is a list of ways we can determine the traits of the character we are studying: [pic] 1. APPEARANCE AND NAME. • A possible place to look for analysis is in the names of the characters: For example, Willy Loman from Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. “Loman” says a lot about Willy be a “low man.” It provides the reader an opportunity to analyze the name and character. Would a man with the last name of Loman be more likely
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