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I would trade cold and selfish Elizabeth for amazing Ella Addington in this movie.

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I would trade the cold and selfish Elizabeth for the amazing Ella Addington in this movie.

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Both are OK.

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anonymousI would trade the cold and selfish Elizabeth for the amazing Ella Addington in this movie.

I would trade the cold and selfish Elizabeth for the amazing Ella Addington in this movie.

The + adjective expresses a dominant (perhaps latent) characteristic.

e.g.

When I go shopping the impulsive me is always at war with the frugal me.

"The impulsive me" wants to buy things, even if I do not need them.

"The frugal me" is insisting that I need to save money for my long-term goals.

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