Notebook, 1993-



First Person, second person, third person . . . . . I, you, she, they, we, he . . . . . [Roget's International Thesaurus, Third Edition. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1962.]

R  E  F  E  R  E  N  C  E  S 
Person n [ME, fr. OF persone, Fr. L persona actor's mask, character in a play, person, prob. fr. Etruscan phersu mask, fr. GK prosópa, pl. of prosópon face, mask - more at Prosopopoeia] [13c] 1: Human, Individual - some times used in combination esp. by those who prefer to avoid man in compounds applicable to both sexes [chairperosn] [spokesperson] 2: a character or part in or as if in a play: Guise 3a: one of the three modes of being in the Trinitarian Godhead as understood by Christians b: the unitary personality of appearance b: the body of a human being; also: the body and clothing [unlawful search of the __] 5: the personality of a human being: Self 6: one [as a human being, a partnership, or a corporation] that is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties 7: reference of a segment of discourse to the speaker, to one spoken to, or to one spoken of as indicated by means of certain pronouns or in many languages by verb inflection -personhood\n -in person: in one's bodily presence

Persona n 1: a character assumed by an author in a written work 2a pl personas [NL, fr. L]: an individual's social facade or front that esp. in the analytic psychology of C.G. Jung reflects the role in life the individual is playing -compare ANIMA b: the personality that a person [as an actor or politican] projects in public: IMAGE 3pl personae: a character in a fictional presentation [as a novel or play] -usu. used in pl. [comic personae]

Personable adj [15c]: pleasant or amiable in person: Attractive

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]



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