Definition: A stereotype is a character, with generalized traits (characteristics that make the character a group representative rather than an individual). Writers sometimes use stereotypes as minor characters.

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Lombardi, Esther. "Stereotype." ThoughtCo, Mar. 22, 2016, Lombardi, Esther. (2016, March 22). Stereotype. Retrieved from Lombardi, Esther. "Stereotype." ThoughtCo. (accessed January 19, 2018).