How to use Portrayal in a sentence

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  • It was a poignant portrayal of the effects of a war that touched every aspect of society.

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  • One legendary piece is Sailor Jerry's portrayal of a ship at sea with the word "Homeward" beneath it accompanied by splashes of vibrant red in the background as though devotion and fury fueled the ship's progress.

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  • Jill Sobule, on the other hand, wrote a song in the '90's with the same title that is a more realistic portrayal of romantic feelings growing between women - which starts out as friendship and moves into more intimate territory.

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  • Johnny Depp's portrayal as Captain Jack Sparrow is genius and there are very few that disagree.

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  • He is widely recognized for his portrayal of hunky Ben Davies in Hollyoaks, a popular British soap opera that he joined in August 2000.

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  • Fans were outraged when scribes altered her 1970's abortion by retroactively saying the embryo was stolen and implanted in another woman, but Susan's portrayal remained as graceful as ever.

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  • Actress Cristiana Oliveira became an overnight sensation for her portrayal of Jurma.

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  • In addition to real life events absorbed into a fictional story, the program also painted an accurate portrayal of what life was like for both adults and teenagers during the '60s.

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  • The background information provided to Young and the Restless writers about how things work in the Capitol helped them deliver a realistic portrayal in the fictional Genoa City.

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  • Slezak has won a record six Daytime Emmy Awards for her portrayal as the psychologically challenged principal character on the popular ABC soap.

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  • What was written as a recurring role turned into a six-year run thanks in large part to fans, who became enamored with Budig's portrayal of sassy spitfire Greenlee.

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  • Canary is a five time Emmy winner for his portrayal of the Chandler twins.

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  • Nader's portrayal of Dimitri won him scores of fans and multiple storylines as the Marick family expanded to become a significant presence in Pine Valley.

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  • Metcalfe is well known for his portrayal of Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald on the soap opera Passions.

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  • Kwanten has been nominated for numerous choice awards for his portrayal of Jason Stackhouse.

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  • The organization uses some terms that many people on the spectrum find offensive, and while many families can relate to the hardships associated with the conditions, the portrayal seems skewed to the negative.

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  • The sympathetic portrayal of Judas, the portrayal of Jesus as an imperfect man and the suggestive nature of Jesus' relationship with Mary Magdalene have all also troubled some religious groups.

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  • Pretending his son was trapped in a weather balloon soaring unmanned above Colorado seemed par for the course to many viewers, given the portrayal of Heene during his Wife Swap appearances.

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  • Kenneth Branagh's portrayal of Professor Gilderoy Lockhart was flawless and while some of his scenes were among the redundant, his performance was not.

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  • Whedon's portrayal of the future is built on the idea that human civilization will have to colonize space, literally, out of need and not just curiosity of what is out there.

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  • His regal portrayal of Picard is of a man in control of himself, his subordinates and his environment.

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  • Her character received mixed reviews, initially, particularly because her uniforms were more Seven of Nine than Spock, but Blalock's cool portrayal of the logical Vulcan never rang false.

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  • Anna Paquin added salt to her portrayal with the thick southern accent that was associated with Rogue.

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  • Latimer, on seeing him enter the church, boldly changed his theme to a portrayal of Christ as the pattern priest and bishop. The points of comparison were, of course, deeply distasteful to the prelate, who, though he professed his " obligations for the good admonition he had received," informed the preacher that he " smelt somewhat of the pan."

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire fiction Tennessee Williams Williams won the Pulitzer Prize with this portrayal of a fading, fragile belle.

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  • Back to top Herbert Pocket Herbert, like Biddy, is somewhat idealized in Dickens ' portrayal.

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  • His portrayal of the introverted loner Jim Stark in that film quickly created a new star.

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  • The author argued that the portrayal of this state as the source of German aggressive militarism was a caricature.

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  • Eccleston's portrayal now seems completely shorn of the slightly overbearing clowning which was evident in the first two episodes.

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  • The NEO Movie is an interactive that examines the portrayal of NEO hazards in popular motion pictures.

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  • Darling's novel is a moving portrayal of a family struggling to co-exist.

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  • Plenty of other reviewers have commented on the offensiveness of Deaver's stereotypical portrayal of the blacks in Harlem.

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  • The acclaim which greeted the Sportsman's Sketches was largely due to its sympathetic portrayal of the Russian peasant.

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  • Wright's vivid portrayal of growing up makes compelling reading.

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  • But (1) Why are the viewers more interested in laughing at a fictional portrayal than learning more about the facts?

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  • A deft and convincing portrayal of alcoholism, with a delicious last line.

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  • An intimate on-screen portrayal of Hirohito as never seen before, this is a timeless piece of cinema from Russia's greatest living director.

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  • Don't be fooled by the media portrayal of the strength of France.

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  • Despite some well-publicised cases involving sexually provocative billboards, we find that gender portrayal in advertising is not of major concern to many Australians.

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  • The controversial and gritty portrayal of teenage life in west London was written by actor screenwriter Noel Clarke.

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  • But the film is more than just a ' frank ' portrayal of feminine middle-aged sexuality.

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  • Stallone understands perfectly the symbiosis between boxing and the portrayal of it on the screen.

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  • Cox's portrayal was so successful he donned a tuxedo and won awards.

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  • We have taken due note of Amos, who unfolded the character of Yahweh as universal righteous sovereign; and also the sublime portrayal of His exalted nature in Isa.

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  • Artistic pleasure, grown less delicate, required the stimulus of a more sensational effect or a more striking realism, as we may see by the Pergamene and Rhodian schools of sculpture, by the bas-reliefs with the genre subjects drawn from the life of the countryside, or, in literature by the sort of historical writing which became popular with Cleitarchus and Duris, by the studied emotional or rhetorical point of Callimachus, and by the portrayal of country life in Theocritus.

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  • Lead singer Harry Hamilton 's portrayal of Freddie Mercury is uncanny.

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  • Emphasis was placed on a noble portrayal of Tristan, highly skilled in the craft of courtly love.

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  • He also presents a stereotypical portrayal of the Native Americans of the region.

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  • The sympathetic portrayal of pagans was targeted at the Jewish community embittered by its suffering and foreign suppression.

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  • What glaring omissions do you find in the novel 's portrayal of this constructed tinsel world?

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  • Since the 1980s, the paintings have primarily explored his own sexual identity through the portrayal of homoerotic and transvestite subject matter.

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  • Cox 's portrayal was so successful he donned a tuxedo and won awards.

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  • The portrayal of the unlikely friendship and its redemptive power is finely drawn and superbly performed by Ian Hart and Linus Roache.

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  • The media portrayal of Catholicism is usually based upon the outdated, traditional practices of the Catholic laity throughout the last several decades.

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  • His voice work appears in a number of animated films such as Over the Hedge and Despicable Me. Carell has won many awards for his work, including a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Michael Scott on The Office.

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  • In 2006, she received the best actress Oscar for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in Walk the Line.

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  • In 2004, his video for Just Lose It was pulled off BET for its negative portrayal of Michael Jackson's personal life.

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  • The report comes directly from Lohan's rep and seems to support the media's portrayal of her party girl image.

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  • The role proved to be a huge departure from his boyish portrayal of Harry Potter, and he received favorable reviews for his performance.

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  • In 2001, she won the Young Artist Award for "Best Performance in a Feature Film -- Supporting Young Actress" for her portrayal of Sheryl Yoast in Remember the Titans.

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  • His highly believable portrayal of a gay cowboy only intensified those rumors.

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  • In 2006 Ricci proved that she is all grown up now with her portrayal of Rae in Black Snake Moan, a role which gave her several nude scenes.

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  • The Aviator (2004) - Won the "Best Supporting Actress" Oscar for her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn.

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  • Daniel Day-Lewis' portrayal of Brown earned him the Oscar award for "Best Actor in a Leading Role."

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  • The show, picked up for a second season in 2008, also received a Golden Globe Award for Duchovny's portrayal.

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  • Most fans of the books are enthusiastic over his portrayal of the lead character, which ensures that he will be back for the rest of the series to reprise this role.

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  • Swayze earned critical acclaim for his portrayal of a ghost who must help his girlfriend while struggling to deal with his own death and limited means of interaction.

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  • This led to her portrayal of a young Ally in the series Ally McBeal.

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  • Richardson won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Sally in a production of Cabaret.

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  • In addition to her portrayal of Charlotte Adams, the female lead, Lovato also contributed songs to the soundtrack for the show.

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  • Damon is a well-known and respected actor, writer and producer who made an initial splash in Hollywood with his breakthrough portrayal of Will Hunting in the movie Good Will Hunting, which he also co-wrote.

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  • Lowe earned a Golden Globe nomination for this portrayal.

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  • The show won numerous awards for its portrayal of business and family life in the 1960s, including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series in 2008 and 2009.

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  • Hamm has won a Golden Globe for this portrayal, and gone on to take the lead role in the movie Stolen in 2010.

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  • Angelina Jolie won much praise for her searing portrayal, as well as a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award.

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  • In October 2008, Palin herself appeared on the program opposite Fey's portrayal of her.

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  • Proving he was more than just a funny guy, Jamie Foxx earned the Best Actor Oscar in 2004 for his spot-on portrayal of legendary songwriter and singer Ray Charles in the box office hit Ray.

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  • Her acting resume is widely diverse, however, and in 2001 she won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Leticia Musgrove in Monster's Ball.

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  • There was a time in film and television history when the portrayal of an American president as an African American, for example, would cause an uproar from viewers.

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  • The 2010 Academy Awards Best Actress trophy went to Sandra Bullock for her honest portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side.

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  • Button-down cardigan sweaters for men were a staple of academics - it's the rare portrayal of a male professor in popular culture that doesn't show him wearing a thick cardigan, often while smoking his pipe.

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  • This focus led to changes in social acceptance and in the media portrayal of homosexuality and bisexuality.

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  • Since she is still very young, she may choose to do something different down the line, but her awareness of some of the problems associated with sexual imagery suggests she may try to keep a strong control over her portrayal.

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  • She took the Oscar home this year for her portrayal of Viola in Shakespeare in Love.

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  • Julia Roberts won an Academy Award in 2001 for her portrayal of the brash, no-holds-barred Erin Brockovich in the movie of the same title.

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  • When authentic tribe portrayal is of importance, check multiple sources and references for costume inspirations.

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  • It's difficult to believe that in the beginning, there were a number of executives who strongly disagreed with Depp's portrayal.

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  • He won an Academy Award for his portrayal as David Helfgott in the 1996 film Shine and has been repeatedly nominated for the Oscar for his work throughout his career.

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  • In Pirates, this role is satisfied by Jack Davenport's portrayal as Admiral of the East India Trading Company, James Norrington.

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  • For many, the portrayal of a simpler time is the true trademark of what makes cinema great.

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  • Many fans dislike the movie for its take on the role of Michael, feeling that the portrayal is a bit more comical than frightening.

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  • Erica's child (a product of a rape when she was just 14 years old) debuted on the show in the mid 90s played by Sarah Michelle Gellar (who would earn an Emmy for her portrayal and would go on to play Buffy the Vampire Slayer).

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  • McCullough's portrayal of H,I.V. positive Robin Scorpio was a landmark for a daytime soap opera because she continues 'live' with the condition, pursuing her goals and romantic dreams.

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  • Anderson's rugged charm and heart-filled portrayal earned him fans that followed him on to MacGyver and later Stargate SG-1.

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  • Duhamel went on to star in 'Las Vegas' with former GH beauty Vanessa Marcil and earned big screen kudos for his portrayal of Captain William Lennox in the Transformers movie franchise.

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  • She won three Daytime Emmys for her portrayal of the raw, angry young woman that turned the lives of several families upside down.

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  • His performance was noted with multiple Teen Choice award nominations and critical acclaim for his portrayal of Ryan's adjustment to life in Newport Beach.

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  • Adam Brody is the poster child for the OC with his quirky and endearing portrayal of Seth Cohen, the son of Sandy and Kirsten and 'brother' to Ryan.

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  • She was nominated for two Daytime Emmy awards for her portrayal.

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  • Wilson has earned critical acclaim and multiple nominations and awards for her portrayal of Miranda Bailey.

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  • Washington won critical acclaim with his portrayal of Dr. Preston Burke.

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  • The Lord of the Rings cast members will forever be remembers for their vivid portrayal of the characters they played in the film version of the popular Tolkien Middle Earth trilogy.

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  • About 1831 both she and her husband began to identify themselves with the anti-slavery cause, and in 1833 she published An Appeal for that Class of Americans called Africans, a stirring portrayal of the evils of slavery, and an argument for immediate abolition, which had a powerful influence in winning recruits to the anti-slavery cause.

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  • The character and development of the order are traced in the article Franciscans; here the story of Francis's own life and the portrayal of his personality will be attempted.

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