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Other stories, such as “Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain,” further illustrate Evans’s considerable range, particularly for original, affecting portrayals of grief and intimacy.In Danielle Evans’s ‘The Office of Historical Corrections,’ the sorrows are personal but also deeply historical|Chaya Bhuvaneswar|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
As it turns out, the portrayal is accurate — and part of the reason for Bowden’s generosity was that he nearly took the coaching job at Marshall, and very well might have been on that plane.Who’s The Most Chaotic Movie Football Coach?|Josh Hermsmeyer|December 4, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Since the tweets contest the normative portrayals of same-sex relations, they also constitute activist representations.How Young, Queer Nigerians Use Twitter To Shape Identity And Fight Homophobia|LGBTQ-Editor|October 14, 2020|No Straight News
That contradicts its fans portrayal of Big Tech as a matchless growth machine.Will tech stocks stumble or slide? What the fundamentals tell us|Shawn Tully|September 16, 2020|Fortune
She was loved by her legions of fans for her indelible portrayal of Princess Leia in the “Stars Wars” franchise and other performances — from Marie in “When Harry Met Sally,” to her cameo in a “Sex and the City” episode.‘A Star is Bored’ a delicious work of fiction|Kathi Wolfe|August 13, 2020|Washington Blade
In 1987, The Deer Hunter was hailed at the Moscow Film Festival as an important portrayal of the horrors of war.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But everything about the Hughes-Eldridge pairing militated against such a portrayal.The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple|James Kirchick|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The police themselves do little to dispel or discourage this lionized portrayal.Prosecutor Used Grand Jury to Let Darren Wilson Walk|Tom Nolan|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The novel is a near perfect portrayal of the emotions of a young girl on the cusp of womanhood.These Female Contemporaries Weren’t Afraid of Virginia Woolf|Louisa Treger|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Others have found its portrayal of Southern life offensive, exploitative, or inaccurate.The Shocking Rise and Fall of ‘Honey Boo Boo’|Kevin Fallon|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Liszt, from whose book some of the above details are derived, completes his portrayal of Chopin by some characteristic touches.
The most complete literary portrayal of George Sand that has been handed down to us, however, is by Heine.
I know I have given a rose-colored account of him, yet some shadow belongs to the portrayal.Revolutionary Reader|Sophie Lee Foster
The other characters are all well drawn, and the play is an excellent portrayal of domestic life of seventy-five years ago.
It gave Mark Twain a chance to exercise two of his chief gifts—transcription and portrayal.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine