Using a 'Teaser' Point of Attack

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'I've written plays where I didn't want my head to get in the way of my 'point.' But the only way to battle that sort of irony is to risk going too far. . . . That's the only shocking thing left -- it's not nudity, it's not language -- the only shocking thing left, frankly, is sentiment, to use our talents to tell the stories that we feel.'

-- Steven Dietz

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Examples of 'Teaser' Point of Attack


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