Dobson's own original work are a sufficient guarantee of the taste and discrimination we may look for in a collection like this, in which the random lightnings of the first of the essayists are grouped under certain heads--"Character Sketches
," "Tales and Incidents," "Manners and Fashions," and the like--so as to diminish, for the general reader, the scattered effect of short essays on a hundred various subjects, and give a connected, book-like character to the specimens.
It is a commonplace to say that the Prolog to 'The Canterbury Tales' presents in its twenty portraits virtually every contemporary English class except the very lowest, made to live forever in the finest series of character sketches
preserved anywhere in literature; and in his other work the same power appears in only less conspicuous degree.
"When I heard the character sketch
, I realised I was made for this movie.
'I make a character sketch
on the back of the last page of my script,' said Therese, as she explained to the Inquirer the process she goes through in terms of character research and development.
The highlight of the evening was Beethoven's Piano Trio 'Archduke' which, if designed to be a character sketch
of the composer's patron, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, showed him in glowing terms.
And while "The Spoils" (what means this dumb title?) is more of a "Day in the Life" character sketch
than a fully constructed drama, it leaves us wanting to find a kind way to put Ben out of his misery.
In this slender volume, Mason executes a penetrating character sketch
of this remarkably complex man.
Sonu Sood, Boman Irani and young Vivaan Shah suffer because of sketchily written parts but still succeed in making their presence felt, specially Sood who as per character sketch
plays a 'bad' dancer which he is not by any stretch of the imagination.
Thor would be next seen as the part of ensemble cast in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." It is being said that a lot of dynamics are going to change in regards to his character sketch
in "Thor 3" based upon how the character progresses in "Avengers."
one-paragraph-no-longer-than-a-page character sketch
my grade ten mind
What the record lacks in anthemic power it possesses in astounding lyrical breadth, with each song an evocative character sketch
- Ulla, Simone and new single Drew among the highlights.
Each song is a character sketch
bearing a name, with Annabel the most instantly accessible.