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Interior monologue is defined as the thoughts you have running through your brain or the things that you silently tell yourself.
An example of an interior monologue is when you silently give yourself a pep talk, or when you have thoughts running through your brain about how the presentation will go later that day.
a narrative technique or passage which suggests a character's stream of consciousness
A passage of writing presenting a character's inner thoughts and emotions in a direct, sometimes disjointed or fragmentary manner.