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The Art Of Character

Author : David Corbett
ISBN : 9781101602997
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 61.74 MB
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Former private investigator and New York Times notable author David Corbett offers a unique and indispensable toolkit for creating characters that come vividly to life on the page and linger in memory. Corbett provides an inventive, inspiring, and vastly entertaining blueprint to all the elements of characterization-from initial inspiration to realization-with special insights into the power of secrets and contradictions, the embodiment of roles, managing the "tyranny of motive," and mastering crucial techniques required for memorable dialogue and unforgettable scenes. This is a how-to guide for both aspiring and accomplished writers that renders all other books of its kind obsolete.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Aristotle S Rhetoric

Author : Eugene Garver
ISBN : 9780226284255
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 69.68 MB
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In this major contribution to philosophy and rhetoric, Eugene Garver shows how Aristotle integrates logic and virtue in his great treatise, the Rhetoric. He raises and answers a central question: can there be a civic art of rhetoric, an art that forms the character of citizens? By demonstrating the importance of the Rhetoric for understanding current philosophical problems of practical reason, virtue, and character, Garver has written the first work to treat the Rhetoric as philosophy and to connect its themes with parallel problems in Aristotle's Ethics and Politics. Garver's study will help put rhetoric at the center of investigations of practice and practical reason.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Art Of Game Characters

Author : Leo Hartas
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122007904
Genre : Computer games
File Size : 36.55 MB
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A definitive guide to the art of computer game characters, this work provides tips and techniques that explain what makes a character grab the public's imagination, and presents practical ideas for the would-be game artist to hone his or her own creations.
Category: Computer games


Author : Gregory Beabout
ISBN : 1635570832
Genre : Philosophy
File Size : 76.97 MB
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An engaging, thought-provoking, illustrated analysis of the classical principles of ethics applied to everyday dilemmas. Ethics: The Art of Character is the quintessential little book of big ideas. It draws on the work of Aristotle, Socrates, Plato--and on the words of Dante, Spinoza, Kant, Martin Seligman, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Chuang Tzu. Ethicist Gregory Beabout describes Aristotle's lectures as aimed, not at the young, but at listeners "experienced in life . . . with a desire to pursue the common good and in possession of a sense of what it is to live a beautiful, meaningful life." This wise little book contemplates the quest for courage, justice, temperance, wisdom, empathy, humility, and much more--timeless goals that also remain timely. A chapter on "Ethics in Real Life" invites the reader to explore two contemporary dilemmas and puzzle out the ethical choices when the situations "present a clear choice whether or not to do something that appears wrong, in order to avert an apparently greater evil." Featuring chapters on medical ethics, workplace ethics, and environmental ethics, Ethics: The Art of Character distills the wisdom of the ages into a sixty-four-page, unforgettable life lesson.
Category: Philosophy

Cartooning Character Design

Author : Sherm Cohen
ISBN : 9781560109679
Genre : Art
File Size : 70.16 MB
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"Designing different 'types,' conveying emotion, adding props and costumes, developing a personal style
Category: Art

The Art Of Drawing Manga Comic Book Characters

Author : Bob Berry
ISBN : 9781600583391
Genre : Art
File Size : 50.88 MB
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Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing and digitally illustrating twenty-one manga and comic book character projects, and includes additional advice, tips, and tricks for developing and rendering manga and comic book characters.
Category: Art

The Rhetoric Of Character In Children S Literature

Author : Maria Nikolajeva
ISBN : UCSC:32106011383293
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 25.42 MB
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Uses ontology and epistemology as a basis in determining the misconceptions between the story and discourse, in both children's and adult fiction.
Category: Literary Criticism