I just realized last night that these two scenes have something in common (something beyond "We must speak by the card, or equivocation overcomes us!"), and while I'm not going to gas on here about what I think it is, I will say that I am going to work toward incorporating it on some level into every bit of dialogue I write from here on out.
The gravedigger scene from Hamlet (act V, scene i):
And the timeless "Who's On First?"
Saturday, May 10, 2008
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