Lily Iona MacKenzie gives us a lovely story. After meeting Bubbles, the stereotypical older, tired grandmother character is tossed out the door. Bubbles not only defies tradition, she is the complete antithesis of the typical elderly character. “Her blue eyes aren’t glazed over with cataracts as with some older people but look bright—alive.” She is […]
Whether it is in the rhythm of the dialogue, short sentences contrasted with longer sentences, or actual background music in the scene, melody is essential to a story.