Dialogue Tags: Yeah, Those Jerks

March 5, 2018

Oh, Dialogue Tags, Dialogue Tags, how we love to punctuate thee!

- Said NO ONE, EVER

 

Really, though, I know these things can be complicated. Commas and quotes and when to capitalize and it’s all so MESSY! But I’m gonna do my best to clear this up for y’all - ready? Let's go! 

 

 

 

What is a Dialogue Tag – used in the same manner as a social medial photo tag, this attributes/assigns the speaker to the dialogue.

 

“I’m speaking for an example,” she said.

 

The “she” is the identifying pronoun of who spoke, and thus, the dialogue tag. Easy as that!

 

 

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