fictional character

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Noun1.fictional character - an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)fictional character - an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); "she is the main character in the novel"
imaginary being, imaginary creature - a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction
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This resource allows him to show the ontological fragility of the human being; but in addition to this, the fictional character serves Unamuno as a means to illustrate that an individual is really free only when he ends up doubting whether he is something more than a shadow or fiction.
Thinking back on the origin of her fictional character, she ruminates that she "flashed on the idea of a consultant to the police, a very specific kind of genius who would be able to find lost things and, more important, lost people when the authorities could not.
53) It may seem trivial to point out that a Spawn who wears a costume would infringe Medieval Spawn, but this case is important because it lays out the test in the Seventh Circuit for when a fictional character is copyrightable and what is required for another character to be considered a derivative work from the original character.
Which fictional character would take away your firstborn child if you didn't guess his name correctly by the third attempt?
My favorite fictional character is Trouble the donkey from the Saddle Club series.
Since nothing more is required for character creation to succeed, we may conclude that in performing (2) Doyle has created a new fictional character.
The slightly more shocking news is that Jar Jar Binks, the Rastafarian space rabbit who is often acknowledged as the most hated fictional character ever to appear on film, is leading John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, and all of Congress by a significant margin.
However, for every fictional character allowed to leap across the divide, a real person must take their place.
AN INDICATION of the depths to which campaigns for elective positions have sunk appears in the form of this tarpaulin in a Cebu City village bearing the superimposed image of a candidate on that of the fictional character blacksmith Flavio popularized in the movie "Ang Panday.
There's even an entry for Dank's fictional character "Philip K.
Outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has expressed admiration publicly for Bauer, who (please be reminded) is a fictional character.