I'd tweak it a little more for readability. Watch tense, commas, and spacing. Also you can be more consise by eliminating redundancy
People in Real Life
are unique, irreplaceable, with their own
pasts specific background
That's the reason there's only one version of each person, no matter how much imitators might try.
in fiction. Some characters are
known as symbols than as people. Consequentially, as long as you keep the basic elements of a character (their essence) you can have infinite variations of the same character. Without those elements, you would have a completely different character rather than a new version.
have micro undergo some
(episode to episode) that's Depending on the Writer
. But not every character can have major re
interpretations and remain the same character
For example, take Batman
. He has numerous different interpretations
that are very different from each other
. Some are campy
, some are realistic but gritty
, some are darker
all share the basic elements of a man named Bruce Wayne
dons a bat costume and fights crime. If we saw another character named Batman
who stayed at home and argued eloquently on the Internet, we'd have a totally different character
, despite the name.
On the other hand
Now a character like
Jack Sparrow from Pirates Of The Caribbean isn't as
The reason is that you identify him as a specific person.
You can't just
any drunk pirate and call him "J
Whoever that tried to Anyone who tries to
emulate or parody him
would need to keep Johny D
's mold intact.
This character's specific personal appearance, clothes, mannerisms,
way of talking manner of speech would need to be kept exactly
the same (or exaggerated in case of parody
. But never changed
). Disney even admitted that without "Captain Jack Sparrow" the franchise would be "dead and buried".
Ergo he isn't an interpretative character. Even if hH
is characterization may change slightly Depending on the Writer, but
there isn't really
room for variation.
May overlap with Era-Specific Personality
. Iconic Characters
are the ones most likely to fall into this.
Not to be confused with Alternative Character Interpretation
, Character Derailment
, Depending on the Writer
, or In Name Only
edited 6th Jan '12 6:40:05 PM by FrodoGoofballCoTV