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How Aaron Sorkin creates musical dialogue in ‘The Social Network’

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin layers his dialogue with rhythmic patterns, such as repetition and iambic metre. One advantage of Sorkin’s fast-paced dialogue is that it’s more jarring when there is a sudden pause in his characters’ conversation. Sorkin says that when writing his dialogue, “What the words sound like is as […]
How Aaron Sorkin creates musical dialogue in ‘The Social Network’