[blank_start]Flat[blank_end] characters do [blank_start]not[blank_end] change in any significant way over the course of a narrative. They are used to convey a particular quality or attitude in an [blank_start]obvious and straightforward[blank_end] way. Many of Charles Dickens' most memorable characters are flat characters and we remember them because they have become associated with a particular characteristic or idea.
In contrast, [blank_start]rounded[blank_end] characters are [blank_start]complex[blank_end] and undergo [blank_start]significant[blank_end] changes in their outlook, temperament etc. . over the course of a narrative. Writers tend to use [blank_start]rounded[blank_end] characters for their main protagonist (character) as they are both more [blank_start]interesting and realistic[blank_end] which helps readers relate to them.
obvious and straightforward
subtle and complex
interesting and realistic
obvious and easy to understand
The character of the creature in Mary Shelly's novel Frankenstein is a flat character.
If you wanted to make your reader respond in a very particular way to your main character which narrative voice would it be best to use?