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Nov 08, 2005

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Colleen

"The linguistic barrier isn't really a problem because, no matter where you are, most of what people say isn't really that interesting. Because what people say isn't necessarily what they really believe."

This is the essence of good acting, btw. What people (or characters) say is generally not their truth; it's the subtext (well, in GOOD theatrical writing, anyway).

That's why Chekhov still works so well: he's the master of subtext.

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