Another topic (was Re: Identifying with characters)

Robyn Starkey rohina at
Mon Dec 1 21:00:48 EST 2003

>That depends. Some books (amateur detective ones, for example) have a
>character ***who might grow older and remember what s/he has learned, but
>they are still static in a way. Each mystery is approached almost as if it
>were a single title, and the books can be read out of order.
>*** BTW, how do you feel about using "who" with "character"? It probably
>should be "that"... but that sounds stilted.

Why would you use "that"? "Who" is for people, characters are people, right?

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