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now where’d that gun go?

November 6, 2011

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Chekov said that if there is a gun in act one, it has to be used by the last act. In contradiction to that, Updike says of Henry Green’s dialog that the characters are one step ahead of the reader. They always say something unexpected. The combination of these two virtues then make a story. […]