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used in A Raisin in the Sun

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a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor


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


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)

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