duologue


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du·o·logue

 (do͞o′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′, dyo͞o′-)
n.
A dialogue or conversation between two persons: "a reasonably well-constructed duologue for two experienced performers" (Noel Coward).

duologue

(ˈdjuːəˌlɒɡ) or

duolog

n
1. (Theatre) a part or all of a play in which the speaking roles are limited to two actors
2. a less common word for dialogue

duologue

a dialogue for two people, especially as a complete dramatic performance or as part of one.
See also: Drama
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duologue - a conversation between two personsduologue - a conversation between two persons  
talk, talking - an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"
2.duologue - a part of the script in which the speaking roles are limited to two actors
dialog, dialogue - the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
References in classic literature ?
They lunched slowly and meditatively, with mute intervals between rushes of talk; for, the spell once broken, they had much to say, and yet moments when saying became the mere accompaniment to long duologues of silence.
Cousins are not 'in it,'" said Eric: and then somehow the conversation lapsed into two duologues, the younger folk taking the lead, and the two old men following with less eager steps.
As Confirmation plays out, what began as a synthesis of a dramatic monologue and a lecture develops into a duologue that tells the story of the Thorpe's involvement with a white supremacist and the series of online encounters that ensue.
Let's talk about television,'' said Poehler late in their duologue, at which point Fey abruptly cut her off: "I'm being told that we're running out of time.
The duologue is one for the actors' handbooks, so furious are the accusations and recriminations that fly as the two dredge up some 20 years' worth of history," wrote Justin Chang in his Variety review.
The evening spent with the playwright will follow a script's development from an initial spark, through to the first draft and on to a final duologue, seen for the first time as part of the festival.
During the brief Raja-Lucilla interchange there is an offstage solo male voice 'wailing a melancholy song identified as 'Koge', and the singer continues throughout the Lucilla-Traherne duologue with a piece 'Shun-Shun'.
Meanwhile, his mum and dad continued their duologue of his recent history, constantly interrupting each other and fighting over the minutia of what he had last eaten and when and how he had twice collapsed while out playing with his friends.
This included two "Outstanding" performances - for the duologue of "Class Clown" by Fergus Leeks and Sanjay Prajapati and "The Time Machine," written by Tim Hettige and performed by Tim, Andrew Glassborow, Isabel Cornwall, Mitoshka Alkova, Robyn Holland, Steven Pascall, Anupriya Rajendra and Abi Braley.
These religious women of LCWR, who are perhaps the best example of acting out the Sermon on the Mount, are a thorn in the side of the Vatican monarchy and their efforts at a normal duologue, based on current world priorities, are doomed to failure until the Vatican begins to realize that the days of monarchy are dead and they must learn to dialogue in the condition of the real world of today.
Going beyond a longstanding duologue of white and black, this tactic deploys "patriotic" themes historically aligned with Anglo-American cultural myths and values.
He told the Irish Sunday Mirror: "I'll never forget the first time I was going to a fheis - where you'd perform a duologue or a monologue and a load of people would go in.