character analysis


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character analysis

[′kar·ik·tər ə‚nal·ə·səs]
(psychology)
Psychoanalysis focused on an individual's character defenses.
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No one should get into value judgements, character analysis, and all the other things that normally happen in such a scenario."
The Book of Leviticus obviously presents a unique challenge to any writer, as it is filled with laws rather than narrative and so does not lend itself to the character analysis and psychological interpretation of the earlier books of the Torah.
The website, junebethune.com, has chapter-by-chapter analysis and character analysis recorded by Nashid Ali.
In other words, she posits claims upon which she does not fully elaborate and occasionally devolves into a kind of character analysis that loses sight of the book's historicist aims in the face of a psychology of emotion.
Encyclopedic in its intention, each of the fifteen chapters follows a pattern that presents author biography, production and reception details, synopsis, and character analysis based on the discourses of gender, race, and class.
"Horace Robinson, for example, believed in 'presentational' style, where the actors mostly declaim rather than involving a lot of character analysis."
Needless to say, the author has the Francis formula down pat, with descriptions of the horse-racing industry real and exciting, and character analysis deep and penetrating.
For example, Ford contrasts the 1950s with the 1960s in a way so reminiscent of the popular television series Mad Men that an example could almost be a character analysis that two coworkers concocted while standing around the 2014 equivalent of a water cooler.
Had I swept in for a single day of Senorita Mielke's unit on Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novella, Cronica de una muerte anunciada, I'd never have known how lessons on vocabulary, character analysis, and cultural context were all building toward the students' mock trial of the Vicario brothers.
There is a chapter here for 'character building and character analysis. Use this chapter to not only develop your fictional characters but to jot down your observations of real people that you see."
Nakakapanliit....kailangan ng character analysis, additional reading material," she said.
De la Torre does an outstanding job of pulling a variety of sources together to make for a fun and complete character analysis. This essay seems to be the closest to the actual mission of the opening section: it provides the reader with an introduction to Hermione that seamlessly blends theory, history, and the original text.