Published 11.05.2018 on subject English by Guest

Thurman listened raptly as Nikki began to declare her long unspoken love for him until he could bear it no more, breaking down in sobs mixed with joy and relief.
Through what means does the author characterize Thurman in this passage?
directly, by describing of his appearance
directly, by showing what he is feeling
indirectly, by his reaction to Nikki’s words and actions
indirectly, by Nikki’s reaction to his outpouring of emotion