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In the Place of LanguageLiterature and the Architecture of the Referent$
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Claudia Brodsky

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780823230006

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823230006.001.0001

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Building, Story, and Image

Building, Story, and Image

(p.65) 1. Building, Story, and Image
In the Place of Language

Claudia Brodsky

Fordham University Press

This chapter defines what should be done in “building” a character, not only literally setting the scene, but also establishing their appearance and attitude in a certain plot. It gives a few scenarios on how characters are made, and what introductions should be given in order for a certain reader to imagine at that very instant what an author is trying to point out.

Keywords:   writing, language, literature, characters, plot

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