English 'Show, Don't Tell' Drama
To help with our understanding of 'Show, Don't Tell', we began our English lesson with drama; we had to change our facial expressions, body language and gestures depending on which feeling Miss Stocker gave us.
'Show, Don't Tell' or sometimes refereed to as 'Show, Not Tell', is the term for a writing technique used when sculpting narratives. It involves the writer creating a scene with which the reader is invited to connect by feeling the character's emotions as they discover the world around them, as opposed to being told what the character is feeling more explicitly. The purpose of using this technique is to better grab the reader's attention to a scene as well as giving them more room to be able to empathise with a character.