Address - defines whom the speaker is addressing
In monologue, the address is either to oneself, or it can be expressly to the listener, in 'direct address'.
The narrator/commentator addresses the listener directly.
Unless it is direct, address places the listeners outside the story space (diegesis), as eavesdroppers.
Consider the example of address in the opening sequence of Under Milk Wood - "Listen!". Narration in the radio plays is more likely to acknowledge the listening audience, by contrast with film, where the spectators are rarely addressed directly and the narration does not draw attention to itself.
Address in the radio monologue play can be especially ambiguous. The style of address is to the single listener, listening alone. Address is a complex and interesting issue in radio.
Assignment on address:
Collect examples from plays.
Analyse the address of DJs, the news, a R4 feature, 'Woman's Hour'.
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18-second rule drop-ins sound pictures memorability number the scenes carefully with a system voice in the mind = interiorizing time-space rule or jump cut
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