Some articles on character, character trait:
... Character evidence is admissible in a criminal trial if offered by a defendant as circumstantial evidence—through reputation or opinion evidence—to show his or her own character, as ... introduce evidence tending to show defendant's honest character ... a violent crime, defendant may introduce evidence tending to show defendant's peaceful character ...
... One of the changes that Ellsworth made was keeping Mari alive, as the character is found dead in the original film ... Another change to the character was making her a swimmer ... Director Iliadis wanted to give Mari a "big character trait" that could be used as a coping mechanism for the character, as well as become an important ...
Famous quotes containing the words trait and/or character:
“The dominant and most deep-dyed trait of the journalist is his timorousness. Where the novelist fearlessly plunges into the water of self-exposure, the journalist stands trembling on the shore in his beach robe.... The journalist confines himself to the clean, gentlemanly work of exposing the griefs and shames of others.”
—Janet Malcolm (b. 1934)
“Consider the difference between looking and staring. A look is voluntary; it is also mobile, rising and falling in intensity as its foci of interest are taken up and then exhausted. A stare has, essentially, the character of a compulsion; it is steady, unmodulated, fixed.”
—Susan Sontag (b. 1933)