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di pik shuhn

  • n  a graphic or vivid verbal description
  • n  a representation by picture or portraiture
  • n  a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
  • n  representation by drawing or painting etc

  • For example, Dickens' depiction of another villain in "Oliver Twist", Sikes, makes no mention of nationality.
  • Stead, an Australian with a wonderful style, both headlong and sturdy, is fearless in her depiction of the Pollits and more compassionate in her judgments than you or I could ever .
  • It is probably no coincidence that Kyle Onstott, creator of that lurid depiction of the couplings between and within the races on a fictional slave-rearing plantation, was also the .
News & Articles

  • Film Review: At Any Price
    At Any Price | C There is a difference between drama and dilemma. Unfortunately, director/co-writer Ramin Bahrani confuses the two. While his farmland melodrama is notably detailed in its depiction of rural life and, in many ways, skillfully directed, his screenplay — co-written with Hallie Elizabeth Newton — indulges in contrived father-son soap opera and clumsily inserted social messaging. At ...
    June 19, 2013 - Detroit Metro Times
  • Hollywood Howls in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
    It's sex, drugs and swindle in Hollywood's latest depiction of Wall Street as the capital of villainy.
    June 18, 2013 - CNBC
  • Army ROTC program grooms officers, grows leaders
    Michael Dzwoniarek knows the exact moment he made up his mind. It was a magazine cover that did it. Not long after 9/11, an intense Newsweek depiction of the Green Berets in Afghanistan resonated with the then-young Torrance native — and stayed with him ever since.
    June 18, 2013 - UC Newsroom

  • Sarah Palin in International Herald Tribune
    You know, Lorne, I just don't think it's a realistic depiction of the way my press conferences would have gone,Palin said.
  • Quentin Tarantino in Inside Bay Area
    Juror Quentin Tarantino described the film, starring Melissa Leo and Misty Upham, as "a wonderful depiction of poverty in America."
  • Leonard Maltin in Washington Post
    What we see all over our TV screens today originated in large part in that movie,film historian Leonard Maltin told the Los Angeles Times on Friday. "It was a novelty then, deglamorizing Hollywood's depiction of crime-solving, taking it...

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