In this view of the characterisation of Helen, the parallel with Macbeth struck me more and more as I thought of it.
The change adds enormously to one's estimate of the characterisation.
Here another editor had written: "Tedious; chance for an excellent bit of characterisation in dialogue entirely missed."
This characterisation cannot possibly have referred to Shakespeare in the year 1585.
Kestner's characterisation of Goethe will be found in Biedermann, op.
Her stories excel in wit, humour, observation and characterisation.
One misses, now and then, crispness of phrase and force of characterisation.
The German translations lose the chief point of the characterisation.
The whole of the last act is a brilliant example of Verdi's picturesque power, combined with acute power of characterisation.
Yet is not this characterisation in the highest degree exaggerated?