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“My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” This line, brilliantly delivered by Mandy Patinkin as he engages in the climatic duel against Count Tyrone Rugen (Christopher Guest) in Rob Reiner’s The Princess Bride, is one of my all time favorites, but what makes the line so great is not that it’s delivered five times during the lethal swordfight, not the revelation of a murderous tragedy in Inigo’s past, nor is it Inigo’s declaration of the demise of the evil Count. What makes the line so memorable is simply the inclusion of a name: Inigo Montoya.…
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Exposition is necessary as an aid to the understanding of the facts from which the story action departs. It is not a part of the dramatic story but simply an explanation to the audience.
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