Cath some new words with examples of their usage.
1) to portray - описывать
Each writer has been allowed only a single story: the aim has not been to portray the career of any writer, but the collective career of the pre-World War Two American story itself...
2) compelling - неотразимый
...its achievments, its history, its constantly changing but always compelling face.
3) heritage - наследие, наследство
It's a plain and an undeniable truism that "story-telling is a broadly popular art," as the Italian novelist and critic P.M. Pasinetti noted in 1959, introducing yet another collection of tales out of yet another nation's narrative heritage.
4) clarity - ясность
In 1831, Robert Brown, a Scottish botanist, could see plant cells with such clarity that he noticed spots in the middle of them.
5) vague - смутный, неопределенный
He seemed vague about the source of the quotation.