How to Write a Monologue: Format, Ideas & Tips


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How is a monologue different from a formal speech or a soliloquy?

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1. Which is the purpose of a monologue?

2. How is the structure of a monologue similar to that of a story?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will test what you know about writing a monologue. Quiz topics include the difference between a monologue and a soliloquy and why monologues are used in literature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be going over the following for the quiz:

  • The way a monologue is structured like a story
  • Significance of sentence structure in a monologue
  • Tip for writing monologues

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to write a monologue and the purpose of writing one
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as monologues and soliloquies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the overall structure and sentence structure of a monologue

Additional Learning

For more on monologues, you can read or watch the lesson titled How to Write a Monologue: Format, Ideas & Tips. These points will be considered:

  • Examples of where monologues are used
  • The beginning, middle and end of a monologue
  • Iambic pentameter
  • Advice for writing monologues
  • A sample monologue from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers