Character Descriptions

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  • Descriptions of Characters in My Family

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    Character descriptions in the film "My Family": Family Descriptions José Sanchez: Eduardo Lopez Rojas (1950 - 1980), and Jacob Vargas A very hard working, family oriented proud man who was a great role model for his children. Maria Sanchez: Jenny Gago (1950 - 1980) a strong willed hard working, religious woman who's family meant everything to her. The monarch of the Sanchez family. él Californio: Don Alejandro Vásquez a great uncle of José, very stubborn old man who stayed in California

  • The Description of Characters in Charles Dickens's Books

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    The Description of Characters in Charles Dickens's Books “A characters description clearly shows the kind of life they have led and the person they have become” This statement suggests that in a story the description of each character gives some hints towards there past and present self. I agree with this statement because most stories whiles describing a character for the first time may hint towards there past using word play or threw what they may be wearing or doing at that time. Although

  • Summary & Character Descriptions of East of Eden

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    East of Eden Summary & Character Descriptions Because East of Eden is a novel woven together of many people and many stories, it is an especially difficult novel to summarize. It is impossible to draw character sketches without interweaving them with the storyline, thus, I have combined the characters descriptions and plot summary. The book opens by describing the lives of two very different families in very different parts of America. First the Hamiltons, a patriarch built around the wise but

  • Descriptions of the Character in the 12 Angry Men

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    Jury Foreman #1- He is the head of the jury. He is in charge of keeping things smooth and keeping order within the jury. At the begging of the session he voted guilty. He is a football coach and he tells the story on how this really talented player lost the last game of the season and how when he lost the game he just stared into to space. Jury #1 said that broke he heart, after he told that story he had a change of heart and voted not guilty. Juror #2 - This is the first time that he has been a

  • Like Water For Chocolate Character Descriptions

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    Tita - The protagonist of the novel, Tita is the youngest daughter of Mama Elena, prohibited by family tradition from marrying so that she will be free to take care of her mother later in life. The novel follows Tita's life from birth to death, focusing mostly on her tortured relationship with Pedro and her struggle and eventual triumph in pursuit of love and individuality. Mama Elena - The tyrannical, widowed matriarch of the De La Garza clan. Mama Elena is the prime source of Tita's suffering

  • Description of Great Characters from Great Plays

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    extraordinary talent and is widely known for his plays. The ironic part though, was the fact that Shakespeare only went to grammar school, he didn’t have any further education and never went to a private school. Yet, with great plays, there are always great characters within these plays. First off, in Macbeth, a play about an ambitious man named Macbeth who is told by a witch that he will be king someday, so he kills the current king, Duncan, and takes the throne, however he gets paranoid that his throne will

  • Literary Analysis: “The Prisoner Who Wore Glasses”

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    builds her characters through the use of description and diction. Not only does the protagonist, Brille become a clear, almost real image in the reader’s mind, but also the rest of the prisoners, and the antagonist Warder Hannetjie. Head’s skill of description allows the reader to feel as though they may in fact know the characters. She uses slight descriptive words to actually describe the characters but the image builds thanks to the diction she used for the different characters. Throughout

  • The Red Room and The Cone by H.G. Wells

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    is nervous, but the reader does not know what about. The Red Room also uses this same technique. Again for example the old women in the room keeps on repeating 'this night of all nights' up to three times. This makes you think that the main character has just picked the worst night of all nights to spend an evening sleeping in the red room. Also one of the old men keeps saying 'this is your own choosing' makes us feel that the man knows what is in there, but wants no responsibility in the

  • Compare and Contrast: Passage 1: Description of Tom, Passage 2: Gatsby

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    Contrast: Passage 1: Description of Tom, Passage 2: Gatsby seen The first passage is a description of Tom. He is portrayed as strongly built: "It was a body capable of enormous leverage-a cruel body." He also seems to be a brutal an supercilious man. Words as "arrogant", "sturdy", "gruff" and "husky" create a mood around him which is quite unpleasant. This description is very objective and we get a clear picture of what Tom looks like. We are also given a description of Tom's voice as being

  • Raymond Chandler's Writing Style in The Big Sleep

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    eloquent language. Rich in description and dialogue, the characters seem more realistic to the reader as a result of such details and natural speech. Chandler includes many descriptive words, similes, metaphors; yet they are not complicated or ambiguous which may lead to misinterpretations. He also tends to focus on a few major aspects of the characters, repeating those characteristics again each time the person appears in the scene. Writing about the characters in this way engages the reader