Play Script Writing

Play script writing refers to a set of instruction on how to write a play. As a rule of thumb, when a new scene is started, it must be described and clearly indicating the actors included in the scene.

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How do you write each type of paragraph?

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A paragraph is a collection of sentences that deal with one subject. This is a paragraph - all of these sentences talk about what a paragraph is. An effective paragraph consists of a topic sentence, sentences that support this topic (the body of the paragraph), and a conclusion. The topic sentence in this paragraph is the first one, where the word is defined. Everything after that sentence is the body of this paragraph. The conclusion of this paragraph is the last sentence. When you change the topic, you start a new paragraph - I will change to a new paragraph next, to discuss different types of paragraphs and how to write an effective paragraph. A paragraph can contain as many sentences and words as you need - just be sure that you have said everything you need to say before you conclude the paragraph. Each paragraph should tell your reader about one subject, and should leave them with a good idea of whatever you are talking about.

There are seven or eight different types of paragraph. After each definition, you will find a short example paragraph.

  • Narrative Paragraphs - these are the paragraphs that tell you what is going on in a story, and move things along.
The writer pauses to consider what the students need to know, then writes another sentence. These sentences all lead the reader toward the idea that a paragraph is just a way of communicating. After the writer finishes this paragraph, there will be another that needs to be written. The writer glances at the clock on the wall. Will there be enough time?
  • Descriptive Paragraphs - these paragraphs give descriptions of something so that you can form a mental image of what is going on.
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  • Explanatory Paragraphs - this is sometimes divided into "Explaining With Examples" and "Explaining a Process" - either way, these paragraphs provide an explanation for something, so that you can understand it better. This whole paragraph is an explanatory one!
In order to write a paragraph, first you think about what you want to say. Pretend that you are explaining things to your friends, or to a younger person. Try to explain in simple terms that are easy to follow. Once you have thought about it, start writing down what you would say out loud. That's all you need to do to write a paragraph.
  • Compare and Contrast Paragraphs - these are the paragraphs that give similarities and differences between things.
Paragraphs are like conversations. Each conversation is a series of statements, questions, or explanations that pass along information. Each paragraph is also a series of sentences that pass along information. A paragraph is different from a conversation because a paragraph can be edited and changed after you write it down, and a conversation can't be taken back once you have spoken the words.
  • Defining Paragraphs - these paragraphs give you a definition for some term.
A definition tells you what a word or term means. This paragraph tells you what a defining paragraph is, so this paragraph is a defining paragraph about defining paragraphs! When you define something, you want to use simple words so that your reader will understand what you are saying.
  • Classifying Paragraphs - these are paragraphs which divide something into groups or categories. This entire section is a classifying paragraph which tells you the different kinds of paragraph that you can use!
  • Persuasive or Argumentative Paragraphs - these are paragraphs that try to convince the reader to agree with something.
Writing a good paragraph just takes practice. You will be able to write well if you keep at it! Anyone at all can learn how to write a good paragraph, even if they don't make perfect grades or speak wonderful English. All you have to do is be willing to practice writing, and you can do it! A hortatory exposition is a special type of argument that is written in specific language. To write hortatory exposition, you use words that focus on the writer instead of on the reader (I, me, mine). You also use more abstract language such as passive voice ("it was done" instead of "they did it") and present tense instead of the usual past tense ("I am in town" instead of "I was in town"). Hortatory exposition is just an argument which is phrased in a less emotional, more passive voice.

The way that you write paragraphs is simply to pretend that you are talking to someone. Instead of telling them whatever you want to say, you write it down instead. Here are some good tips for writing efffective paragraphs:

  • "Tell Them What You Are Going To Tell Them" - writing is the same as making a speech - first, you want to give the audience an idea of what is coming up. This will be your topic sentence, and should give a pretty good idea of what the paragraph is going to be about. A good topic sentence should be specific instead of general, and should convey some sort of emotion - either an attitude, a belief, or a conviction.
  • "Tell Them" - next, you write your supporting sentences - be sure that each one supports the topic sentence - if you think of a sentence that goes off on a tangent or starts a new topic, put it into another paragraph.
  • "Tell Them What You Just Told Them" - your conclusion sentence should repeat the basic idea of the topic sentence using different words.

You might also keep in mind these additional tips:

  • Unity and Coherence - your paragraph should all be about the same topic, without wandering around discussing many different things. You should also be as coherent as possible - use simple language instead of big words whenever possible, link your sentences with bridges (see next tip), and use logical arguments and facts.
  • Bridges - you can link the sentences and paragraphs by using key words which you repeat throughout your writing, by using synonyms and similar words, or by following a logical argument and proceeding step-by-step throughout. Using some sort of order, such as chronological (time) or structural order can help link paragraphs. The reader can guess what is coming next by knowing how time works, or by following along as you describe items in a series.
  • Development - make sure your topic sentence is adequately discussed in the paragraph. While it is possible to have a one-sentence paragraph, you will usually need several sentences to discuss the topic. Use facts, statistics, and details. Cite what other people have said about the topic (remember to use quotes and give credit where due). Give a timeline if possible. Give examples in a story or anecdote. Define terms and explain similarities and differences. Describe causes and consequences.
  • Transitions and Signposts - you can use words and phrases to alert your readers and let them know what's going on in your paragraph. Transition words and sentences help your ideas flow from one paragraph to another, and contain phrases like "in addition," "another point," or "afterwards." Signpost words and sentences "point the way" to let your readers know where your arguments and descriptions are headed - a signpost could be a bold word or phrase, a dot or arrow, or even an indentation. Signposts are another way to "tell them what you are going to tell them" and "tell them what you just told them."
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  • Use a "hook" or interesting fact to make people want to read your paragraphs.

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How do you identify play cues?

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I have to be honest and not quite sure what your question is here :) but here are some basics.

Cues are either 1 or 2 pieces. A one piece cue is mainly used as a "house cue", the kind you see on the walls of bars that look like if you add a paddle at the end you could jump into a canoe. However most pool and billiards enthusiasts, both casual and higher level players use 2-piece cues as they are easier to transport and from a design and function they are better and there are more choices.

Standard cue lengths are 58-60" with most people playing with 59". There are 5 main components to a cue: the butt, the joint, the shaft, the ferrule and the tip. There are what are called production cues which you will find on-line or in pool and billiard supply retail stores quite easily. Two piece production cues can range in price from under $20 all the way up to roughly $1000 or so. There are also "custom cues" made from individual cue makers. Custom Cues are a mix of art and function. To learn more about the work of custom cue makers I suggest you look at "The Blue Book of Cues". It is in it's 3rd edition and can be found easily for under $30. For those not familiar with this aspect of the sport it is a real eye opener. Custom cues can range in price from $200 to tens of thousands with the average being over $1000.

Hope that helps :)

What is point of view of the story New Yorker in Tondo?

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comflicts in the story of new york in tondo

What is a good plot for a play?

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Any idea that is interesting enough to you will be a good idea. You cannot write a story or novel based on ideas that someone else invents - you won't be interested enough in the subject to be able to research and write anything that will actually sell. Plus, anonymous people on the internet have no idea how old you are, what your interests are, or how well you can write!

In order to write, you need a personal connection to the subject. Write about whatever you enjoy, or whatever you find interesting, and you will end up with your novel or story.

WikiAnswers is happy to help you learn how to write better. We will not do your writing for you by giving you ideas and paragraphs to copy.

Here are some more suggestions from WikiAnswers contributors:

• Write about what you know. A good idea for a first novel is to write your own personal story. Everyone has at least one novel in them waiting to be written.

Observe the world around you. Anything interesting can be an idea for a story or novel.

Research. The more you know, the more ideas you will have.

Read stories and books that other authors have written in your chosen genre. This way, you can see how other people do things.

A story can be either plot driven, character driven, or both. Most are stories are both but one or the other usually takes precedence. Charles Dickens' novels are primarily character driven Ian Flemings' are plot driven (although all the plots are the same.) If you need a place to start - trying thinking up interesting characters who can be developed and evolved against an interesting plot, or think up a good crisis that characters can be illuminated through.

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What is a giglet?

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What is the character of matilde in the story of call you flory?

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= she is rich but simple and kind

Moral lesson about the new yorker in tondo?

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"There is no place like home."

What is the moral lessons of the new yorker in tondo?

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The New Yorker in Tondo is a classic Filipino Play written By Marcelino Agana, Jr. The moral lesson is that there is no place like home.

Setting of new yorker in tondo?

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tondo kht d ckoh alam