What is Dialogue?
It is a part of sentence that cause a discussion between two people. It is a conversation that has at least two characters.
Have cooked meal? Asked John. Yes, replied Mrs. Jackson.
How much time does it take? At least half an hour.
Dialogue and its types - There two famous types of dialogue that authors use in literature.
Inner dialogue - A conversation between multiple characters, we will say it a dialogue. In this type of dialogue, characters in a conversion are author’s mind and one specific character. Sometimes we said it loud or sometimes it takes place in mind.
Outer dialogue - It is out loud dialogue that occur between two or more characters. We add quotation mark and punctuation while writing outer dialogue sentences. In case of outer dialogue, every new speaker needs an indentation and a new paragraph.
"Let's go for a long drive this morning!" Suggested Jennifer.
"I call manager!" shouted Jackson.
"We won the game!" delighted Marry.
"I would rather go to the park!" responded Amanda.
What is the function of dialogue? -
It has many functions and reasons of usage in English literature.
We can create characterization with it and there four ways of this process. Due to the usage of dialogue audience learn about the specific character a lot.
Read the scenario. Write the scene three times using dialogue.
Each time, one of the speakers should be the girl and the other should be the
Complete each sentence by adding the missing quotation marks.
The girl in the picture is talking to her mother. What do
you think her mother is saying to her? How do you think she will
What a person says reveals a lot about their character. Look at the
toe characters below. What do you think they are saying to each
other? What are they feeling?
Write out the dialogue from the cartoon. Be sure to punctuate correctly.
Underline direct speech
in the passage below. Then use a
colored marker or colored pencil to
add quotation marks and commas
The paragraph. Then rewrite it as a dialogue between Ben and
one of his friends to make them more interesting.
Add commas and quotation marks where needed.
Look at the picture. Then select one of the scenarios provided. On
the lines, write at least six lines of dialogue (three per each person) that
communicate the setting in the picture.
Jill and Amie are texting about a party they have both been invited
to. Jill wants Amie to go with her, but Amie doesn't want to go. Jill
calls Amie because she thinks it will be easier to convince her if they
talk. Write the dialogue.
Joe just learned how to do a
cartwheel. He's very proud of
himself, but his brother doesn't think
it’s that big of a deal.
Rewrite the indirect speech as dialogue. Use the verb
from each sentence as the dialog tag.
Rewrite the sentences below as
dialogue. Use the verb from each sentence as
the dialogue tag.
Writers use dialogue in a story as a way to tell the reader what is
happening and who it is happening to. Dialogue is also a way to