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To be able to write a play a man must be sensitive, imaginative, naive, gullible, passionate he must be something of an
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"To be able to write a play a man must be sensitive, imaginative, naive, gullible, passionate; he must be something of an imbecile, something of a poet, something of a liar, something of a damn fool"

- Robert E. Sherwood

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This quote by Robert E. Sherwood talks to the complexity of composing a play. It suggests that a playwright needs to possess a range of qualities in order to be successful. They need to be sensitive and imaginative in order to develop a story that resonates with an audience. They should likewise be ignorant and gullible in order to think in the story they are producing. Enthusiasm is likewise required in order to bring the story to life. Furthermore, the playwright needs to have a particular level of absurdity and want to take risks. They must also have a poetic quality in order to craft the story in a manner that is both significant and entertaining. Lastly, they must be able to inform a convincing depend on order to make the story credible. All of these qualities are essential for a playwright to be effective.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Robert E. Sherwood between April 4, 1896 and November 14, 1955. He/she was a famous Playwright from USA. The author also have 2 other quotes.

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