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    Break or no break?

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by tcol4417, May 9, 2011.

    I get that #'s are for breaks in stories - usually marking the passage of time or a transition to a different focus - but I'm wondering if I should use it in this instance:

    Basically a character needs to explain something to another that the audience already knows.

    I'm wondering whether or not I need the break. I've seen them used in this way, but I think it would be better in this instance not to use one.

    Thoughts?
     
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    I personally don't see a need for the break. I've read plenty of situations like this where it flows smoothly as the narrator brushes over some lengthy description of known events.
     
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    I agree
     
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    i don't, either...
     

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