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soliloquy

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a long, usually serious spoken discourse that a character in a play delivers to an audience and that reveals the character's thoughts
  • Hamlet's famous soliloquy

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The first known use of soliloquy was circa 1613

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“Soliloquy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/soliloquy. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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