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monology

1. the art of performing monologues.
2. Obsolete, a monologue.
See also: Performing
1. the habit of talking to oneself; soliloquizing.
2. Obsolete a monologue. — monologist, n. — monologic, monological, adj.
See also: Self
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Autolycus's virtuosic performance, self-generated in ways that befit his name, bears comparison with the exuberant auto-poesis in Il Parlamento and the other "hunger" plays of Ruzante, which I have argued tend toward monology.
Robert Jordan argues persuasively for understanding the presence of different voices within The Man of Law's Tale without recourse to the supposedly unifying framework of the teller's 'personality', while Thomas Farrell makes a rather less persuasive case for the monology of The Clerk's Tale.
The monology of knowledge - "citational, referential, reverential knowledge" (OT 240) - is never respected but is burlesqued, futilized, pluralized at every turn.