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- n. Alternative form of characterization.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See characterization, characterize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features
- n. a graphic or vivid verbal description
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I think some of the characterisation is a little weeak, and almost naive, but the strong plot keeps you going to the end.
Peake’s use of the grotesque in characterisation is stylistic.
As far as characterisation is concerned, this one's interesting because in Prodigal Mage I already know some of them -- Asher and Dathne, for example.
The unsubtle characterisation is another problem - we know that the pub owner is a bully, because he is described with that word at almost every appearance.
My approach to characterisation is not at all technical.
It pushes all my buttons, in characterisation, worldbuilding, writing.
Hammerstein's tendency towards thin characterisation, philosophical naivety and self-conscious poeticisms don't meet his pupil's exacting standards.
The characterisation is rudimentary and the prose sometimes clunky.
But the fondness of the characterisation is deceptive: tonight, Brodkin never lets Nelson transcend the stereotype, never suggests that a sarf London geezer might have broader horizons than we expect.
There are a couple of significant differences in characterisation: Dicks 'version of the Fourth Doctor is more jolly than the screen version, so I imagine that fans coming to Tom Baker's stories via the books will be surprised by the darkness in the original portrayal.