Monologue vs. Soliloquy

Monologue vs. Soliloquy — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Monologue and Soliloquy

Monologuenoun

A lengthy, uninterrupted speech by a single character, as in a play or novel.

Soliloquynoun

A monologue, especially in a play, that is delivered by a character who is alone or unaware of the presence of other characters and that reveals the thoughts or feelings of that character.

Monologuenoun

A literary composition in monologue form.

Soliloquynoun

The act of speaking to oneself.

Monologuenoun

A continuous series of jokes or comic stories delivered by one comedian.

Soliloquynoun

(drama) The act of a character speaking to themselves so as to reveal their thoughts to the audience.

At the end of the second act the main villain gave a soliloquy detailing his plans to attack the protagonist.

Monologuenoun

A long speech made by one person, often monopolizing a conversation.

Soliloquynoun

(authorship) A speech or written discourse in this form.

Monologueverb

To give or perform a monologue.

Soliloquyverb

To issue a soliloquy.

Monologueverb

To address a monologue to.

Soliloquynoun

speech you make to yourself

Monologuenoun

A long speech by one person in a play; sometimes a soliloquy; other times spoken to other characters.

Soliloquynoun

a (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections

Monologuenoun

(comedy) A long series of comic stories and jokes as an entertainment.

Monologuenoun

A long, uninterrupted utterance that monopolizes a conversation.

Monologueverb

To deliver a monologue.

Monologuenoun

speech you make to yourself

Monologuenoun

a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)

Monologuenoun

a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor