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English definition of “stream of consciousness”

stream of consciousness

noun [U]     specialized
a style in literature that is used to represent a character's feelings and thoughts as they experience them, using long, continuous pieces of text without obvious organization or structure: a stream-of-consciousness novel/styleTypes of film, play, book etc.
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