character type

character type

n
(Psychology) psychol a cluster of personality traits commonly occurring together in an individual
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Knowing our character type and that of the person we're dealing with can help us learn that person's "foreign language" and acquire ideas and insights from that language.
The seductive, thieving Romany character type has become a distasteful clichA[c], but the retro setting of The Mermaids of Lake Michigan may mitigate this impression.
She focuses on the fringes of marriage--engagement, adultery, and widowhood--to show how these authors used the dominant woman as a character type in a scene of sexual refusal that stops progress in romantic developments by taking sex off the table, through erotic scenes that feature pain and pleasure to symbolize sex using language of cruelty that freezes the sexual charge and creates masochistic pleasure.
6) The femme fatale is also a recognisable character type in the modern cinematic thriller and is of course present in neo-noir films.
Help them crawl down the path to fame by identifying an infant's major attributes, linking this to a character type, than making a video the world can enjoy
Balzac reinforces the connection between revolution and the dissolution of the family by adapting a particular character type that appears frequently in the provincial novels: a young girl exploited either by her family or by bourgeois society.
He begins with an examination of the influence of Shakespeare on the German literature of the period, then elucidates the intrusion of theater, the position of Meissen porcelain as the arbitrator of things classical, the complex relationship between poison and praise inspired by Hamlet, Shakespeare's influence on the work of the architect Bellotto in Dresden, the Bard's use of the naive spectator versus Schiller's use of the same character type, and finally, a prime example of a Shakespearean-inspired failure, Kleist's Broken Jug.
This procedure allowed us to use ANOVA to test, for each dependent variable, whether identification with a different character type had a main effect.
Ml three methods use quantitative measures of the spatial qualities of the built environment such as degree of enclosure, proportion of built versus "natural" areas, and spacing between built elements to assign a character type.
First, the cracking time increases exponentially as passwords are longer at the use of the same character type.
The study divides the tourist market into 'lifestyle segments' on the basis of the character type of the visitors.
Likewise, two similarly posed stars are joined awkwardly together in She III, revealing the PR machine's ability to turn different actors into the same basic character type.