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character-painting

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  • A novelists he is not, after the old fashion, or after any fashion but his own; yet since he has finally made his public in his own way of story-telling — or call it character-painting if you prefer, — it must be conceded that he has chosen best for himself and his readers in choosing the form of fiction for what he has to say.

    Henry James

  • A novelists he is not, after the old fashion, or after any fashion but his own; yet since he has finally made his public in his own way of story-telling — or call it character-painting if you prefer, — it must be conceded that he has chosen best for himself and his readers in choosing the form of fiction for what he has to say.

    Henry James

  • In the former, those most repelled by the revolutionary doctrines flashing out here and there, will yet be struck and interested by the masterly piece of character-painting that makes of the novel a success.

    Famous Women: George Sand

  • The most charming part of the character-painting is where the shrewish Lynette, as her estimate of the scullion-knight gradually rises in view of his mighty deeds, evinces her kindlier mood, not directly in speech, but by catches of love-songs breaking out of the midst of her scornful gibes: this is

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873

  • The Sargent portrait, a masterpiece of vivid character-painting, is a remarkable revelation of the complex nature of its subject.

    An Adventure with a Genius

  • We know no more true and delightful character-painting than that of Rose.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 3, September 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • The Sargent portrait, a masterpiece of vivid character-painting, is a remarkable revelation of the complex nature of its subject.

    An Adventure With A Genius

  • There is no piece of character-painting in “Quentin Durward” that, for tragic lurid power and insight, can be placed beside the portrait of Claude Frollo.

    Criticisms and Interpretations. I. By Frank T. Marzials

  • 'Full of her own peculiar charm of style and simple, subtle character-painting comes her new gift, the delightful story before us.

    The Wallypug in London

  • This last line and a half is addressed especially to Iago who is bent on provoking a fight, and is, I think, the best piece of character-painting in all “Othello”; the born general knows instinctively the moment to attack just as the trained boxer's hand strikes before he consciously sees the opening.

    The Man Shakespeare

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