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Characterization in The Gladiator

- The Gladiator is a tragedy, drama, action, adventure, and love story. It develops on many themes including; vengeance, honor, loyalty, deceit, power, and perseverance. The film maker’s main thematic purpose however is a constant throughout the entire movie holding the plot line together to revolve around this one objective. The author uses various techniques of characterization such as; indirect character development, caricatures to advance the progression of dynamic characters, and including tragic occurrences that immediately alter the character’s state of mind to develop on the main thematic purpose of the necessity of achieving one’s goal at all costs....   [tags: Film Review]

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Genealogy and Characterization

- In the novels One Hundred Years of Solitude and The House of the Spirits we see how both Allende and Garcia Marquez uses genealogy to develop Esteban Trueba and Jose Arcadio Buendia . The authors both use the genealogy of the characters to influence the characters in a different way. In the One Hundred Years of Solitude Garcia Marquez used Jose Arcadio Buendia’s genealogy to influence his development as a character. The same can be said with How Allende uses Trueba’s genealogy to greatly affect his development in The House of the Spirits....   [tags: One Hundred Years of Solitude]

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Characterization As A Literary Element Of Art

- Characterization is considered to be a literary element of art. Analyzing characterization is the key to finding a fiction story theme. Characterization is made known through direct and indirect characterization. Direct characterization tells the personality or traits of the character, while indirect characterization presents the character by their actions. Alice Walker “Everyday Use” is a short story that reveals the theme through characterization. This technique is used by exposing the characters values, heritage, and insecurities....   [tags: Fiction, Family, Short story, 2003 in film]

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The Characterization Of Satan And The Devil

- Question: Compare / Contrast the characterization of Satan/the Devil as he appears in the excerpts we’ve read of the Bible vs. the characterization of Satan as he appears in Book IV of Paradise Lost. Ask anyone to draw Satan and you 'll get a red snake-like figure with horns and a pitchfork. Satan, as introduced in the Hebrew bible is an unworthy adversary of God. His longing to be like God is quickly recognized and dealt with. God banishes him from Heaven and sends him to Hell. That 's the last we see of him until he talks with God about his faithful servant Job....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve, Gabriel]

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Geoffrey Chaucer's Use of Characterization

- Characterization has been the cornerstone of literature for centuries. Character presentation can attain any work fame or shame. Geoffrey Chaucer, a pioneer of English Literature’s works carried mass appeal. His best known works appealed to those of all walks of life. Chaucer’s work resulted in mass appeal because it used many forms of characterization to present the characters to the reader. In Geoffrey Chaucer’s Prologue to the Canterbury Tales, Chaucer uses thoughts and actions, his word, and satire to characterize The Squire and The Wife of Bath....   [tags: Classic English Literature]

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The Characterization Of Women By Deborah Rhode

- The characterization of women in film is a major point of analysis by scholars and consistently explored in popular culture. The role of female characters is coded based on their physical features and affectations. Whether it is the beautiful and subservient leading lady or the overtly masculine and threatening female villain, these stereotypes are largely determined by societal standards of beauty and what is considered "normal" or "natural." Embedded in notions of what is "normal" or beautiful, there also exists ideas of racial exoticization and xenophobia towards foreign people....   [tags: Western world, Western culture]

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Characterization : ' Heart And Soul '

- Characterization: As mentioned before, the episodic structure gives a better glimpse of the motivation and personality of each of the characters. Through each character being able to communicate their perspective, the novel uses both direct and indirect characterization. The description of the characters appearance heavily affects our perception of the characters personality. For instance, Dracula, who was described as colorless and like ice, has that type of personality. Mina and Lucy, both ideal Victorian women, are described as beautiful, and Lucy, when not a vampire, is described as having angelic beauty....   [tags: Dracula, Abraham Van Helsing, Mina Harker]

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The Characterization Of Jack, Roger, And Ralph

- Golding uses the characterization of Jack, Roger, and Ralph to show their capacity for destruction. One of the effects of war is the destruction of buildings, people, and even entire land masses. At the heart of civilization lurks a persistent sense of savageness, and once men were stripped of the veneer of adulthood, they quickly revert to being malicious boys who kill for sport (Singh); Jack undeniably represents evil and violence-the dark side of human nature in Lord of the Flies. From the moment he arrives on the island, it is evident that Jack possesses a sense of superiority, “the boy came close and peered down at Ralph, screwing up his face as he did so....   [tags: English-language films, KILL]

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The Characterization of Iago and Othello

- In the play, Othello by William Shakespeare, the memorable ideas have been presented through dramatic techniques by the characterization of Iago and Othello. These two characters are the cause and effect of the play and through them, the destruction of human nature, the question of the effect that love can have on our ability to reason and the deceptive nature of man are explored. Love links the ideas of jealousy and deception, as Iago manipulates this strong emotion to his advantage. Also, Shakespeare’s dramatic technique of presenting this story as a play, is what is able to reveal all the ideas and themes to the extent that the full emotion and feelings are able to be felt by the audience...   [tags: William Shakespeare]

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Functional Characterization Of The Sensory System

- The general research area is the sensory and vibrissal system in rodents. This study focuses on understanding the functional characterization of the sensory system through the notion of specificity. By definition, specificity is a measure of the ability of the sensory system to distinguish or discriminate between distinct stimuli (Lucianna, F. A., Farfán, F. D., Pizá, G. A., Albarracín, A. L., & Felice, C. J. 2016). In this case the stimuli are textural. This measure of specificity permits the evaluation of the capability of the sensory system to decode information along with sensitivity....   [tags: Nervous system, Central nervous system]

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