from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dramatic soliloquy.
- n. A literary composition in the form of a soliloquy.
- n. A continuous series of jokes or comic stories delivered by one comedian.
- n. A long speech made by one person, often monopolizing a conversation.
- intransitive v. To give or perform a monologue.
- transitive v. To address a monologue to.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of art that consist of soliloquy, a long speech by one person.
- n. A long series of comic stories and jokes as an entertainment.
- n. A long, uninterrupted utterance that monopolizes a conversation.
- v. To deliver a monologue.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A speech uttered by a person alone; soliloquy; also, talk or discourse in company, in the strain of a soliloquy.
- n. A dramatic composition for a single performer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who does all the talking.
- n. That which is spoken by one person alone.
- n. A long speech or harangue uttered by one person, especially in the course of a conversation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor
- n. speech you make to yourself
- n. a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)
This monologue is the kind of theatrical event that uncompromisingly delivers some heart-stopping moments.
So taken literally, the monologue is an argument unrelated to the question.
Of course we all know why the monologue is there: to make the question essentially "Tell us how someone who Owens thinks shouldn't have been a judge was a great judge" -- the exact parallel to "When did you stop beating your wife?".
Micro-tension can be created in a thousand ways, big and small, but its application to interior monologue is especially important in romance fiction.
That kind of interior monologue is exciting to read.
Rickman's internal monologue is arrestingly rich – a waiter "slices into the infant conversation like a sweetly slung axe" – while also revealing him as a sad, stuffy, self-absorbed, lecherous old man, lost in a haze of bitter nostalgia and verbosity.
That last, internal monologue, is where I finally connected with the project in a meaningful way.
The Jones monologue is pretty astounding, but you're right, if not for Jones 'voice, it runs flat.
Mr. Pape, however, will be singing the monologue from the composer's 1869 version.
It additionally was the acquire replacement to the Bella monologue from the initial one.