Characters- Like the people in our lives - are not just one way. Characters are complicated.
When a character acts out of character, think about...
-What might motivate someone (your character) to act this way? What might be behind this?
-What might this show about the person that we might not know?
Think about Katherine during the scene in Mr. Reardon's office. She was acting out of character because she was silent the entire time. What motivated her to do this? What does this show us about her?
Think about a time your character was acting out of character. What might be behind this, or what does this show?
Normally ------ acts this way... But in this part of the story they did -------. I think they did it because------ or maybe because of ------------. I learned ------- about my character from this because...