Questions about authored conversations between two or more people as found in books, plays, or films. Please use the "conversations" tag for natural spoken conversations
Use this tag for questions that are about scripted conversations between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or film.
Consider the question checklist to determine whether the tag is suitable for your question. You can also look at the example questions. If this tag doesn't fit your question, have a look at the tags listed below, to see whether one or more of them might fit your question better.
- Is the question about a conversation between two or more characters?
- Does the question quote the source of this conversation?
- Does the question clearly describe your concern regarding the dialogue?
- Why does the multi-paragraph quotation rule exist?
- Can a statement be "hissed" without any sibilants?
- Is there a difference between "Joe said" and "said Joe"?
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- Use phrase-usage for questions about the usage of complete phrases.
- Use word-choice for questions that concentrate on choosing between two words.
- Use expression-choicefor questions about choosing between longer phrases
- Use orthography for questions about spelling.
- Use punctuation for questions about punctuation marks (commas, semicolons, colons, and so on).
- Use meaning for questions about the meaning of words or phrases devoid of specific context.
- Use offensive-language for questions about words or phrases that can be considered offensive.
- Use pejorative-language for questions about words or phrases that primarily try to shine a negative light.