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Other stories, such as “Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain,” further illustrate Evans’s considerable range, particularly for original, affecting portrayals of grief and intimacy.
IN DANIELLE EVANS’S ‘THE OFFICE OF HISTORICAL CORRECTIONS,’ THE SORROWS ARE PERSONAL BUT ALSO DEEPLY HISTORICALCHAYA BHUVANESWARJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As it turns out, the portrayal is accurate — and part of the reason for Bowden’s generosity was that he nearly took the coaching job at Marshall, and very well might have been on that plane.
WHO’S THE MOST CHAOTIC MOVIE FOOTBALL COACH?JOSH HERMSMEYERDECEMBER 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Since the tweets contest the normative portrayals of same-sex relations, they also constitute activist representations.
HOW YOUNG, QUEER NIGERIANS USE TWITTER TO SHAPE IDENTITY AND FIGHT HOMOPHOBIALGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 14, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
That contradicts its fans portrayal of Big Tech as a matchless growth machine.
WILL TECH STOCKS STUMBLE OR SLIDE? WHAT THE FUNDAMENTALS TELL USSHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
She was loved by her legions of fans for her indelible portrayal of Princess Leia in the “Stars Wars” franchise and other performances — from Marie in “When Harry Met Sally,” to her cameo in a “Sex and the City” episode.
‘A STAR IS BORED’ A DELICIOUS WORK OF FICTIONKATHI WOLFEAUGUST 13, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Liszt, from whose book some of the above details are derived, completes his portrayal of Chopin by some characteristic touches.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
The most complete literary portrayal of George Sand that has been handed down to us, however, is by Heine.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
I know I have given a rose-colored account of him, yet some shadow belongs to the portrayal.
REVOLUTIONARY READERSOPHIE LEE FOSTER
The other characters are all well drawn, and the play is an excellent portrayal of domestic life of seventy-five years ago.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
It gave Mark Twain a chance to exercise two of his chief gifts—transcription and portrayal.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO PORTRAYAL

  • act
  • acting
  • appearance
  • aspect
  • bit
  • character
  • clothing
  • execution
  • extra
  • guise
  • hero
  • ingenue
  • lead
  • look
  • part
  • performance
  • personification
  • piece
  • player
  • portrayal
  • presentation
  • representation
  • seeming
  • semblance
  • show
  • star
  • stint
  • super
  • title
  • walk-on
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