n. talking to oneself; act of a character speaking to himself so as to reveal his thoughts to audience
The soliloquy is a device used by the dramatist to reveal a character's innermost thoughts and emotions.
Sentence in Classic:
As the boards shuddered under her weight, the soliloquy she had been muttering in the front hall grew louder and louder, coming clearly to the ears of the family in the dining room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Marius, up to that time solitary and inclined to soliloquy, and to asides, both by habit and by taste, was a little fluttered by this covey of young men around him.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
She had hurried on through her story, with a wild, passionate utterance; sometimes seeming to address it to Tom, and sometimes speaking as in a soliloquy.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
Catherine caught and perused it eagerly; then she put a few questions to me concerning the inmates, rational and irrational, of her former home; and gazing towards the hills, murmured in soliloquy:.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context