In today’s episode: Lani and Alastair continue Big Ideas Week by talking about theme.
- WordWonk: Laughtrack
Characters grandstand and tug the reader’s sleeve in an effort to force a specific emotional reaction. They laugh wildly at their own jokes, cry loudly at their own pain, and rob the reader of any real chance of attaining genuine emotion.
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