from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or process of depicting or portraying.
- n. A representation or description.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of portraying.
- n. The result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of portraying; description; delineation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of portraying; delineation; representation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a word picture of a person's appearance and character
- n. a representation by picture or portraiture
- n. representation by drawing or painting etc
- n. any likeness of a person, in any medium
- n. acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture
That this portrayal is a damning one suggests either that Aue is (consciously or subconsciously) submitting himself for judgment or that his particular involvement in the Final Solution is to be taken at facevalue.
But even if the portrayal were as “dead-on” as The Times assures us it is, that portrayal is hardly neutral.
"If the portrayal is already generating Oscar talk, it's also better than such fatuous plaudits."
One recent portrayal is of Paradise Falls, the favorite hiking spot of ours in Thousand Oaks, California.
A spokesman for ACORN, Scott Levenson, when asked to comment on the videotape, said: The portrayal is false and defamatory and an attempt at gotcha journalism.
This portrayal is enriched with a magnificent collection of artwork created by her daughter, Kim.
Bezuyen's portrayal is still dark, but more mischievous than simply menacing.
His portrayal is nuanced, good-hearted, and sweet.
In a recent issue of The New Yorker, Katherine Boo writes about the lives of children in the Mumbai slums and, at one point, briefly mentions how Slumdog Millionaire was protested, apparently for even PORTRAYING the lives of slumdwellers, even though that portrayal is as uplifting as possible.
And for editor Peter Merrill to state that Saint Mary would be "thrilled and flattered at her portrayal" is patently ridiculous.