Variant of monologue
- a long speech by one speaker, esp. one monopolizing the conversation
- a passage or composition, in verse or prose, presenting the words or thoughts of a single character
- a part of a play in which one character speaks alone; soliloquy
- a play, skit, or recitation for one actor only
Origin: Fr < Gr monologos, speaking alone < monos, single (see mono-) + legein, to speak (see logic)
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