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monologue
used in A Raisin in the Sun

2 uses
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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
  • In one second we will hear all about the great Ashanti empires; the great Songhay civilizations; and the great sculpture of Benin—and then some poetry in the Bantu—and the whole monologue will end with the word heritage!
    2.1 — Act 2, Scene 1 (26% in)
  • BENEATHA ignores the eccentricity of his actions and goes on with the monologue of insult) Did you dream of yachts on Lake Michigan, Brother?
    3.1 — Act 3 (34% in)

There are no more uses of "monologue" in A Raisin in the Sun.

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