Saturday, 5 April 2014

Dialogue Research

A conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or film: the book consisted of a series of dialogues. 

di·a·logue or di·a·log (dī′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′)
1. A conversation between two or more people.
a. Conversation between characters in a drama or narrative.
b. The lines or passages in a script that are intended to be spoken.
3. A literary work written in the form of a conversation: the dialogues of Plato.
4. Music A composition or passage for two or more parts, suggestive of conversational interplay.
5. An exchange of ideas or opinions: achieving constructive dialogue with all political elements.
v. di·a·logued or di·a·loged, di·a·logu·ing or di·a·log·ing, di·a·logues or di·a·logs
To express as or in a dialogue.
1. To converse in a dialogue.
2. Usage Problem To engage in an informal exchange of views.

1. conversation between two or more people
2. an exchange of opinions on a particular subject; discussion
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a particular passage of conversation in a literary or dramatic work
5. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a literary composition in the form of a dialogue
6. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a political discussion between representatives of two nations or groups
7. (tr) to put into the form of a dialogue
8. (intr) to take part in a dialogue; converse

In order to get a better informed response to this brief, I looked into existing design responses to the term dialogue. This helped me to make a decision on my own work. Language and conversation is a topic I have always been very interested in so I really enjoyed working on this project.

John Steinbeck quote

Conversation Interpretation

Radio Language - also use for spelling your name when travelling

'I love you' written in Morse Code

Dialogue coffee cups

Overlapping conversations

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