Write a letter to yourself—a letter you’ll read again when the
school year is over. Write about where you are right now, for better or for worse. Then mention a few areas where you want to try harder and do better. Finally, include some things you’d simply like to do differently.
Types of Monologue
- Comedic – heightened drama; humorous
- Dramatic – thoughtful and serious
Elements of Monologue
Character – the person speaking
Objective/viewpoint – what the character wants
Obstacle – anything that gets in the way of the character’s objective
Conflict – character faced with obstacle and must confront it
Resolution – decision or action that the character takes to fix or end the conflict
Finally, we used the elements to pick apart and analyze the monologues that were chosen for each student.