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Definition: The peculiar quality, or the sum of qualities, by which a person or a thing is distinguished from
others; the stamp impressed by nature, education, or habit; that which a person or thing really is; nature;
disposition.

Definition: A unique or extraordinary individuality; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits;
a person who illustrates certain phases of character; as,
Randolph was a character; Caesar is a great historical character.

Definition: Moral   quality; the principles and motives that control the life; as, a man of character; his character saves him from suspicion.

A character is the representation of a person in a narrative   or dramatic   work of art
(such as a novel, play, or film).[1]   Derived from the ancient Greek word kharaktêr
(?a?a?t??), the earliest use in English, in this sense, dates from the Restoration, although it became
widely used after its appearance in Tom Jones in 1749.[2]   From this,
the sense of "a part played by an actor" developed.[3]   Character, particularly when enacted by an
actor in the theatre or cinema, involves "the illusion of being a human
person."[4]   Since the end of the 18th century, the phrase "in character" has been used to describe
an effective impersonation by an actor.[3]   Since the 19th century, the art
of creating characters, as practised by actors or writers, has been called characterisation.[5]

Character Protecr Life
Making a character true to life while simultaneously making her larger than life is one of the hardest
tricks a writer has to pull off. Success requires balancing
strengths and weaknesses. Great men do not do great things by accident. If you look at great men like
Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, you will find they did not invoke change in our generation by
chance, rather, they were driven by an inward need to make things right—possessed with a rock-solid
character formed from solid values. Abraham Lincoln did not wake up one...

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