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I am participating in a skit in school about superstition and science.

How much will the presence of emotion attract the attention of the audience? What are other important things to attract attention of audience or to give them a message?

closed as off-topic by Lauren-Reinstate-Monica-Ipsum, user5645, hildred, Steven Drennon, Neil Fein Apr 27 '15 at 3:53

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is a homework assignment. – Lauren-Reinstate-Monica-Ipsum Apr 22 '15 at 0:31
  • It's not an homework. – iamSiddharthYadav Apr 22 '15 at 0:50
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    @iamSiddharthYadav Then maybe you can rephrase your question in the context of your own writing. – user5645 Apr 22 '15 at 4:26
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it appears to be more about acting rather than writing. – Steven Drennon Apr 25 '15 at 20:22
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From what I've been told, there are two important parts to a drama: 1) story (or "message" in your words), and 2) characters.

That's because the characters are the medium by which your message is conveyed, and the interaction of the characters produces the plot, or "storyline."

  • I disagree. The core of every tale anyone cares about is a person with a need opposed by an obstacle. In other words: character, goal and antagonist (where antagonist need not be a person). Everything else -- plot, emotions, and so on -- follows from there. Stories for small children, that is stories about the discovery of the world, may differ. – user5645 Apr 22 '15 at 4:32

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