Lesson 7: More on Dialogue and Characterization
Find three passages of dialogue in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Count the words outside the quotation marks. How do those words affect the pace of the scene? Also pay attention to what is happening in those words outside the quotation marks. Do they depict actions? Thoughts? Are they descriptive? Do different kinds of outside-the-quotation-marks content affect the pace of the scene differently?