interior monologue


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interior monologue

n.
A passage of writing presenting a character's inner thoughts and emotions in a direct, sometimes disjointed or fragmentary manner.

interior monologue

n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a literary attempt to present the mental processes of a character before they are formed into regular patterns of speech or logical sequence. See also stream of consciousness

inte′rior mon′ologue


n.
a form of stream-of-consciousness writing that represents the inner thoughts of a character.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.interior monologue - a literary genre that presents a fictional character's sequence of thoughts in the form of a monologue
prose - ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
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Since few plot situations or character portraits are presented, either, the result is a meandering (very French) interior monologue.
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A It can be, in part -- and this has always fascinated me -- an interior monologue.
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Basing her invented interior monologue on an actual event, Dove fictionalizes history, placing a fictive toad in a real, historical garden.

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