English Writing Assignment

Mar 31st, 2015
Price: $10 USD

Question description

Ernest Hemingway once said, “Write what you know.”In this assignment you are going take that advice.  Think of an intense argument you had or witnessed sometime in your life.  Close your eyes and remember every detail. To turn this into a dramatic scene you will need to make changes that will make it make more sense to the audience.  You will also want to escalate the argument to build the intensity.  Action is also important in a play, so include some action.  To get started, copy and complete the chart below.

When you write the dialogue, remember dialogue is not chit chat. Every sentence must either reveal something about the character or move the plot forward. Concentrate on everything you have learned about diction in this section when you give your characters their words.

Assignment requirements:

  • 500-600 words
  • A description of the set up that explains what happened before the scene
  • Diction that matches the characters
  • Character objectives and obstacles are clearly conveyed
  • A scene that escalates in dramatic intensity
  • Diction that is appropriate to the audience
  • Words that are not wasted in idle chit chat
  • Action (stage directions) that enhance the scene
  • Proper formatting for drama 

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Magdalene Mueni
School: Cornell University

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

Review from student
" Outstanding Job!!!! "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1828 tutors are online

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors