Bliss's MS. book illustrates what I have said in the preface of the change in the character-sketch.
Translated into French, that might serve as a character-sketch of Anatole France.
One of these days I must write a character-sketch of Mrs. Nichol.
It may be noticed too, by the way, that great novelists are not always equally successful in the character-sketch.
a dramatic portrayal of a unique individual