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What does this comparison between "Chekhovian" and "Hitchcockian" lines mean?

The sentences can be explained with the help of the fuller context: I speak to Lisa and Lisa speaks of parallel crying, the crying that comes alongside art but not precisely from it. Plot does not ...
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What does this comparison between "Chekhovian" and "Hitchcockian" lines mean?

Chekhov's gun … is a dramatic principle that states that every element in a story must be necessary, and irrelevant elements should be removed. … "One must never place a loaded rifle on the stage ...
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