CHARACTER vs PERSON

tentative definition:

  • A person is a being in an established form of social relations such as kinship, ownership of property & legal responsibility
  • In law, a legal person is any person that can enter into contracts, sue and be sued or own property. A human person is called a natural person and a non-human person is called a juridical person 
  • In the canon law, persons may be distinguished between physical and juridic persons. Juridic persons may be distinguished as public or private juridic persons
  • Personhood is the status of being a person and is closely tied to legal and political concepts of citizenship, equality, and liberty
  • Person should not be mistaken with character represented in a play, role, film, novel, drama, theatre & story

tentative definition:

A character is the representation or idea in a narrative, dramatic or alternative work of art. List of the types of characters may vary widely, depending on character creator or game-master:

Focal character

Stock character

Declamatio

Composite Character

Gag Character

Generic Character

Costumed Character

Sympathetic Character

Canned Character

Un-canned Character

Wise Character

Secret character

Non-player character

Player character

Non-Ugly character

Holistic character

Beautiful character

Unseen Character

Unheard Character

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