fictional character

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Synonyms for fictional character

an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)

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My favorite fictional character is Trouble the donkey from the Saddle Club series.
It was complex and involved fictional characters," some developed on Facebook.
The slightly more shocking news is that Jar Jar Binks, the Rastafarian space rabbit who is often acknowledged as the most hated fictional character ever to appear on film, is leading John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, and all of Congress by a significant margin.
It makes perfect sense to say that readers keep track of fictional characters by constructing psychological models of them--just as they do with real people.
This essay explains why creationism about fictional characters is an abject failure.
Pollard-Gott for an exciting new look at the best fictional characters -- and find out where your favorite ranks.
Outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has expressed admiration publicly for Bauer, who (please be reminded) is a fictional character.
They were also under the impression that Charles Dickens, one of the most famous writers in English literature, was a fictional character himself.
Children were allowed to swop uniform for fancy dress and came to school dressed as their favourite fictional characters.
You will also meet an assortment of fictional characters in these pages--from a Haitian girl whose father is arrested and deported, to a Black home aide who has a peculiar white woman for a patient and a Filipino mother and son who make conflicting choices about their country's future.
In the title story, the son of Holocaust survivors empathizes with the torture his parents must have experienced when he undergoes a series of agonizing dental procedures; hence referred pain becomes a metaphor for these fictional characters trapped by their own psychic pain.
It would make a good read if you like biographies about fictional characters.
Theatre and film artists will enjoy a fine guide to creating and analyzing fictional characters using psychology, from typing characters to understanding acting exercises based on these theories.
In both, fictional characters chat happily with nonfictional ones, the sequence of events is moved willy-nilly to serve a fictional purpose and in the end, the calling of art is served.
The actors who must play stereotypical fictional characters (pretentious pretty-boy actor, aging alcoholic actress, gay assistants, etc.