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Monologue Misery
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RE: Monologue Misery

Does it have to be from a play? The key to remembering good monologues is something that makes you go "Holy shit.." in awe when you hear it. I'm a fan of many fictional villains for this very reason, because they usually have the best monologues.

If it doesn't have to specifically be from a play, I'd try Hugh Laurie's monologue from the end of Tomorrowland. Here's a link to it. I should note the video doesn't include the final, most prominent line, that being "..It's not the monitor's fault. It's yours."

If you'd prefer a play, Shakespeare is a good source. I like Henry VIII. Here's a link to my favorite monologue and, if you'd prefer a different one, here's all of the monologues from every one of Shakespeare's works.

Hoped this helped!

" I never knew until that moment how bad it could hurt to lose something you never really had. " ~From the television show The Wonder Years
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Monologue Misery - DreamRebel - 11-14-2016, 12:55 PM
Monologue Misery - brainiac3397 - 11-14-2016, 02:13 PM
RE: Monologue Misery - Pieman - 11-16-2016 07:55 PM
RE: Monologue Misery - Vatman - 11-18-2016, 03:57 PM

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