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She has the ability to keep the emotions, triumphs and fears of her characters on a human scale.

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    I guess it's describing a writer, and it does appear to be a bit garbled. Which part are you having problems with?
    – Andrew Leach
    Commented Mar 27, 2018 at 14:42

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She depicts her characters' feelings realistically, rather than exaggerating them, turning them into great dramatic displays, as Shakespeare did with King Lear and Hamlet, or like a comic book villain who turns a childhood disappointment into a campaign to take revenge on the entire world.

  • your answers was really clear for me that i got my answer thanks
    – Amir Ameri
    Commented Apr 3, 2018 at 11:57

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