dramatic monologuenoun [ C ]US also dramatic monolog /drəˌmæt.ɪk ˈmɒn.əl.ɒɡ/ /drəˌmæt̬.ɪk ˈmɑː.nə.lɑːɡ/
Examples from literature
- But the largest, if not the greatest work in the volume must be sought for, not in the romances, properly speaking, nor in the lyrics, but in the dramatic monologues.
- Clive, the most popular in style, and certainly one of the finest poems in the volume, is a dramatic monologue very much akin, in subject, treatment and form, to the narratives in the first series.
- Hence his persistent use of the dramatic monologue.
- The larger part of the volume consists of dramatic monologues.
- To Browning belongs the credit of having created a new poetic form,—the dramatic monologue.