Drama Is Conflict and Conflict Is Drama

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Drama Is Conflict and Conflict Is Drama

A good story gets people interested, and then holds their attention. A good storyteller understands drama requires conflict. Drama is conflict! Everyone's favorite screenwriting “how to” (where favorite equals read, referenced, loved, and loathed), Syd Field's Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting says, “It is the writer's responsibility to generate enough conflict to keep the audience, or reader, interested.” Conflict is drama!

   

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8/22/2006 11:33:39 AM
Lola said:

i agree! conflict is what constitutes drama. infact, i go as far as to say that conflict id the basis and foundastion for drama. the beginnings of it, the peak and the resolution are the stuff great scripts are made of


4/22/2007 9:04:53 AM
esther said:

yes i agrreeeee


10/8/2007 10:19:01 AM
Hillis said:

How would shakespeare have used drama to to captivate his audience?


10/8/2007 10:19:40 AM
Hillis said:

How would shakespeare have used drama to to captivate his audience?


10/9/2007 10:50:10 AM
Josephine-Ella-Luisa-May said:

Explain conflict in plays then?




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