Literary terms

soliloquy
(n)
sǝ-LI-lǝ-quee
Meaning

a speech addressed to oneself

1st Sample Sentence

Hamlet's "To be or not to be" soliloquy contains some of the most famous lines of English poetry.

Root

solus (alone)#loqui (to speak) (Latin)

Mnemonics

soliloquy. soli (soul). loquy (root. loque. means. talk or speech). now we must have seen in a play or movie. a person talking to his soul. (talking to himself that is audible to everyone of us) sol (ilo)+ quy = Sole + guy Imagine a Sole (lonely) guy will talk to oneself.

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