characterization

noun char·ac·ter·i·za·tion \ ˌker-ik-t(ə-)rə-ˈzā-shən , ˌka-rik- \

Definition of characterization

:the act of characterizing; especially :the artistic representation (as in fiction or drama) of human character or motives
  • the author's characterization of the boy as someone who wanted to be accepted by others

Examples of characterization in a Sentence

  1. The reporter was criticized for his characterization of the people of the town as poor and uneducated.

  2. News reporting requires accurate characterization.

  3. The class discussed the author's characterization of the boy as someone who wanted to be accepted by others.

  4. The story has good characterization.

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