What makes it effective or engaging?

ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS: Look at the file i provide for you (the picture)
First, jot down some notes: Who are these people? Are they together or strangers? In what town or city? Why? What does each want? What will happen?
Then, write a dialogue between them (feel free to give them names). Format:
HER: I can’t believe you. How many times—?
HIM: I said I was sorry.
Dialogue That Works
As you know from writing dialogue in fiction, every piece of dialogue helps to communicate things like character, action, conflict, emotion, etc. Here are a few key things to keep in mind:
Consider how the dialogue moves the story forward, beyond merely communicating information. Dialogue is action when it contains both conflict and the possibility of change.​
Use “no” dialogue in which people deny, contradict, refuse, qualify, etc.​ We do not always agree with each other, and this kind of dialogue creates conflict.
Remember that people are not always able or willing to say just what they mean.​ Consider how real people talk. We sometimes have trouble verbalizing our thoughts and emotions, or we say something that might be in conflict with what’s really going on inside of us.
Silence can be powerful.​
Beware of having characters too amused by each other’s wit. Notice how the best comedy doesn’t usually involve characters constantly laughing at each other’s jokes. Rather, consider how comedy can be conveyed in other ways, such as a character who does not find another character’s jokes/antics funny, or a funny situation that is taken with utmost seriousness.
Examining Dialogue
Pick a movie or an episode from a TV show that you’ve seen before and that you think is well-written. Return to it, and as you watch pay close attention to the dialogue. What do you notice about this dialogue? What makes it effective or engaging? How does the dialogue reveal character traits? How does it move the story forward? Does the dialogue feel authentic? If so, why?
Consider these questions and jot down notes as you watch to see if you can identify what is working in well-written dialogue and how you can emulate these effective traits. Try this writing exercise: add an additional scene to the movie/show which is a dialogue between at least two of the characters, and see if you can emulate the dialogue from the movie/show in this additional scene.

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