Dramatic Monologue: Definition & Examples


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A dramatic monologue allows us to see the _____ of characters.

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1. In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo's monologue is revealed to the _____ but not to _____.

2. In T.S. Eliot's The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock, J. Alfred Prufrock could be described as _____ in this monologue.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The use of dramatic monologue allows an audience insight into a character's thoughts and emotions. This quiz/worksheet combo was designed to check your understanding of this powerful literary technique.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students taking this quiz will be tested on the following:

  • Purpose of dramatic monologue
  • Types of literary works that might contain a dramatic monologue
  • Monologues from specific pieces of literature

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related dramatic monologue lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why and how this type of monologue might be employed
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the use of this literary technique in specific works

Additional Learning

Take a look at the lesson Dramatic Monologue: Definition & Examples to learn more about this topic. This accompanying quiz and worksheet contain the following objectives to support the lesson:

  • Understand what a dramatic monologue is
  • Provide specific examples of dramatic monologue
  • Examine the way dramatic monologue offers insight into a character's motives