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monologue
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor

or:

a long speech by one person — especially one that prevents others from talking

or:

a continuous series of jokes and stories by a single comedian
  • His endless muttering monologue vitiated every effort I made to think out a line of action, and drove me at times, thus pent up and intensified, almost to the verge of craziness.
    2.3 — Book 2 Chapter 3 — The Days of Imprisonment (12% in)

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