You've done it--read a book, seen a movie, gone to a family reunion--where you come away thinking this very thought, "What A Character." You can say it disparagingly or positively, but whichever way you intend the comment, that person--real or fictional--has made a mark on you. They've charmed you, or perhaps left you shuddering with revulsion. Or fear.
For our next teaching segment we'll delve into what makes a character good, bad, or mediocre. But first, ask yourself what is it that makes a character memorable? Why do you love them/hate them? What methods did the author/writer use to bring the character to life in your mind and heart?