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Characteristic type of intent

Characteristic type of intent

What is the distinction between the "type of intent" and the "characteristic type of intent"? Started by Katherine Condit on 2015-11-05 at 16:39 I have a question regarding the distinction between the 'type of intent' and the 'characteristic type...

Characteristic type of intent

Correspondence between Frank Fetters and Roger Rueff

If I ever teach a course in creative writing, your textbook will be a necessary, required tool for anyone attempting to take the class. Started by Frank Fetters on 2015-07-21 at 11:43 Roger- I just want to share these thoughts with you: 1. The...

Characteristic type of intent

Our Town (1938)

Who is the main character in Thornton Wilder's "Our Town"? Started by Frank Fetters on 2015-02-26 at 14:39 Recently, a friend of mine asked me to read a screenplay he had written, and it was his assertion that all the inhabitants of the town who...

Characteristic type of intent

The Playwright Purging Page

I have a conceit I've used on all my full-length plays. I add a page of text at the end that is my commentary on my play. This allows me to to share my vision of a moment or moments. Started by Bernard Rice on 2015-01-21 at 09:54 I have a conceit...

Characteristic type of intent

Removing Clutter

When writing, I've wrestled with how to focus on some things (like a character) and not others. Recently, I read a writing book that said: The focus will be sharp, not because it is narrow, but because it is specific. Started by Bernard Rice on...

Characteristic type of intent

Parentheticals (questioningly)

When and how much should one use parentheticals when writing dialogue in a play? I've always heard that it's overreach to do so, but a mentor of mine has suggested I use more of them. Thoughts? Started by Bernard Rice on 2014-12-09 at 14:57 So......

Characteristic type of intent

Stranger than Fiction (2006)

This is always a really interesting work to me. One of the few movies that you love more as you analyze it. Started by Mackenzie Worrall on 2014-10-19 at 22:04 I'd like to nominate Stranger Than Fiction (2006) for analysis. I've studied in before...

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