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Old 10-14-2012, 10:28 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Pulpmeister View Post
If you want to see how dialogue tags should not be done, try reading some vintage E Phillips Oppenheim. He used a staggering number of different dialogue tags, which once you noticed them became very very obtrusive indeed, and very annoying.
So when do we start letting alliteration, assonance, consonance, repetition of words other than "said," and all those other rhetorical devices back out of the Poetry ghetto?
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