Dramatic irony, not much written about it, though it appears in characterizations, story structures, scene structures and even lines of dialogue. What is the elusive relationship between dramatic irony and quality?
…Dramatic irony. What is it? I got no clue — says the professional screenwriter. Proving that you can’t escape it even when you don’t know what it is. But I can tell you why it’s crucial. All good screenplays have it. And it’s suspiciously missing in nearly all screenplays that suck. It might even be that the absence of dramatic irony is what creates the suckiness of the sucky screenplay.— Wordplayer.com | Read The Full Article