Sunday, May 17, 2015

Selecting two contrasting monologues - Part 5 of Free Acting School 2015

You will now select two monologues that you will perform for the end of this class.

The monologues must be from this link:

http://www.freedrama.net/small1.html or http://freedrama.net/select.html

Select two contrasting monologues - two that are very different from each other - one comedy, one dramatic - or two with very different characters.  For example, the character in one monologue is good, kind and innocent and the character in the other one is evil or angry or upset)

Post the names of two monologues you like the best. Answer the following questions about these two monologues:

Why do you like the monologues?

Who is the main character of each monologue?

What is the character like?

Where is the character (the setting/place it is taking place)?

Why is the character saying what they are saying in the monologue?  (What's their motivation?)

How did the character get to the point they are now? (what is their background? where did they come from? why are they behaving the way they do?)

Is the monologue from a play? If so, read the play and write about what you learned about the character from the play.

Post in the comments below your answers to the questions above.

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Having trouble finding a good monologue?  Here are some monologues with acting tips to go with them:

A Breaking Heart - http://freedramaplays.blogspot.com/2014/12/advice-on-performing-monologue-breaking.html

A Thing for Nerds - http://freedramaplays.blogspot.com/2015/02/advice-on-monologue-thing-for-nerds.html

Never Touch http://freedramaplays.blogspot.com/2015/03/advice-on-performing-monologue-never.html

Beauty and Perfection http://freedramaplays.blogspot.com/2014/11/advice-on-performing-1-minute-monologue.html

First Words http://freedramaplays.blogspot.com/2015/01/advice-on-performing-monologue-first.html

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On to Part 6 - http://freedramaplays.blogspot.com/2015/05/part-6-of-free-acting-school-do-you.html

Back to Day 1 - http://freedramaplays.blogspot.com/2015/05/free-acting-school-for-2015-part-1.html


98 comments:

  1. The first monologue I choose was Beauty and Perfection. I choose it because Sheely is saying that she didn't have an excellent life before now but she got through it and proved it is possible. She will now be famous after all those rough years finally paid off. The reason she is now is because of her bad past. It doesn't directly say what went wrong but you get the idea it wasn't very nice for her.

    The second monologue I choose was Wolf. I choose it because the wolf was getting blamed for things that he never meant to do such as accidentally blow down the house. He also gets insulted a lot which I think is rude no matter mean you are. I liked it because it is say you should find out the real reason for things before you judge and also making fun of people is rude so don't do it.

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    1. Great choices and excellent justification why you selected them. I look forward to seeing your performances!

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    2. So cool, guess ur act is going to be awesome

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    3. I love your choices and it is obvious you have understood each monologue's content because you explained them to us in such a simply and ''easy to get'' way!

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    4. this is interesting keep up the good work

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    5. Good choices! I bet your performances will be fantastic!

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  2. The first monologue I choose is The Not So Perfect Child. I guess what I like about it it's the drama nad the reality of it, the envy a sister can feel for the other one, and what she makes about it. The main character is a girl who envies her sister, and I feel like she is a good girl, but her sister is always her shadow, she is not able to be who she wants because everybody tells her her sister is always better. So, I understand the sadness she feels.

    The second monologue I choose is Forever On Hold. I loved the situation, because it's very realistic, and it uses to happen to all of us, also I laughed because of the coincidences it has with my own experiencies., The character is so funny, just a typical boy/girl annoyed by what every company does when you call them, never answer and leave you on hold for hours... horrible.

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    1. That's the key... finding monologues you connect with emotionally - whether it be sadness or frustration or humor - the important thing is that you understand how it feels

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    2. Love both of your choices. I can totally relate to "The Not So Perfect Child". My wife had an equal situation with one of her older sisters, who was always putting her down and making her feel inferior. Eventually the older sister took actions that identified her as a sociopath. These actions terminated all interaction between the older sister and my wife, along with the rest of my wife's family (who sided with my wife). This monologue brings very challenging energies.

      I really like your second choice..."Forever on Hold" because who among us hasn't experienced this frustration? Can't wait to see your work on both.

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    3. I can also relate to the the second choice. I laughed to because it's very relatable. Great choices.

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    4. Nice analysis of both monologues. I thought about The Not So perfect Child, because the title slapped me in the face. I thought she was too focused on her sister, and for me, I don't envy my little brother, in fact, I'm way proud of him. It's my parents that annoy me and make me feel small. It is very realistic though and could be anyone.
      Forever on hold is a cooky one & funny. I think it's a good choice and you will do well.

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  3. The two monologues I like most are ‘’ the not so perfect child’’ and Princess (Where’s my Prince Charming?). Now, I like the first one so much because so many people can relate to it, including my younger self who always competed with my brother. Jamie is some other girl’s sister who she thinks is better than her. Girls during puberty are having so many insecurities and their constant judges and the ones who they totally rely on are their parents. So if parents say something wrong it could lead to world war three. Jamie is obviously having a pretty big mental break down and is saying a lot of things she doesn’t really believe. I am sure she had a really bad day and now she’s got to ruin everyone else’s day too instead of letting them enjoy dinner. I think her parents compared her grades to her sister’s. Yes, that’s got to be it, I would get really mad too. She is really smart and she knows she is amazing, but she needs to hear it from others, to make sure. So, conversations like ‘’your sister used to get straight A’s’’ really bother her, mostly because she has been trying so hard and no one seems to acknowledge that. So, she didn’t just have a bad day, but she is also tired from all of the work she’s done and really stressed, resulting to a crisis and her leaving home. Reading the play, I realized all girls have problems, sometimes same and sometimes too different from each other’s. But the one thing they all got in common is they have problems. And maybe they seem huge to them, but all it takes is a couple good breaths and a clear mind and they will slowly fade. On the other side, the princess has a problem too, not being able to find her prince charming, but she complains about it in such a funny way and that is why I picked those two monologues as contrastic. Because Jamie and the Princess both have a problem, but they are dealing with it in a very different way. I will name the princess Lydia. So, I think Lydia just turned 13 and realized that the real word is hard and not as dreamy as she thought it was as a little kid. She is very innocent and too young to realize that no girl needs no man to feel and be special. She is complaining, sitting on her dad’s lap (because dads are so much more chilled than moms), in a childish and simple way, without yelling, crying or screaming like Jamie. She is inspired by her childhood fairytales that her grandmother used to read her. This monologue could actually be a page from her diary, because when I first became a teenager and got in a new school without knowing anyone, my diary became my best friend and kept my deepest thoughts safe. I thought I was going to marry my first boyfriend and live with him in our own fairytale, which is kind of what Lydia believes. But she hasn’t lost hope yet, she might appear melodramatic, but she is just a teenage, carefree girl, who just got into the whole ‘’boys’’ thing and doesn’t know how to handle it.

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    1. Excellent work digging deeper in to these characters. Nice details like names, who they are talking, and why they are saying it. Well done.

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    2. The not so perfect child was a wonderful choice it is so understandable and you can feel as if you are the character.

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    3. I enjoy reading your posts. It's obvious you're doing your homework. Very detailed and thought out responses. I see a good actor waiting to happen here.

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    5. This so absolutely brilliant! Loved it!

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    7. I just love reading your posts, you have nice and big... vocabulary (that's me trying to be funny) :) but jokes aside you're doing great job analyzing characters

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  4. 1.A thing for nerds:In this monologue the main character is Jenny,she's the nerdy kid who isn't like most girls that try to be perfect.It takes place in her room.She says the things she says because he thinking about a guy she likes who is a nerd and how she doesn't like the jocks like most girls.
    2.The not so perfect child:Jamie moira is the main character,she is sad and hates who she is cause she feel as if she's not perfect and hates how everyone else around her is perfect.The reason i like this monologue is because it reminds me of me i feel like Jamie around my friends.

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    1. You picked two really good contrasting monologues that show very different emotions and a lot of range. I like how you mentioned your personal connection to The Not So Perfect Child. How do you relate to A Thing for Nerds personally? It's good to have that emotional connection to the piece. Thanks!

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  5. The first monologue i choose is demons. i like this one due to it being dark and creepy, the main character is turk. the character is scared but strong, and he does not want any one... to suffer as he did. It seems like a cold dark room, him sitting in a corner, scared. his motivation is to protect other from the demons, and he wants the demon out of him. he most of made a pact some time in his life to a demon or he was taken by them.

    The second monologue i choose is hope. its so sweet and kind, and the angel wants to help the boy. The main character is grace. She is sweet and kind and really caring and does any think to help. It feels like she is in a ally way, where the boy was murdered, sitting be hide him, trying to bring the boy back to life.she seems like his protection angel, so she must of been some one who died in his family.

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    1. I received your recordings. I look forward to listening to them. I will hopefully get a chance soon and I will get you some feedback. Thanks!

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    2. I have to agree with you on the Demons Monologue. It seems like he had been through a a lot...and agree that he was trying to keep others from being hurt. Good choice!

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  6. I chose The Not So Perfect Child as my first monologue. I connect with this character on a person level. Always trying to be as good as the sibling before you if not better then them. It always seems like a constant battle regardless if the other sibling is in competition or not. Always struggling to figure out if your as special to your family.

    My second choice would be A Thing For Nerds.
    I chose this one because there is a sense of security with nerds. They'll always love you for you and you don't have to pretend to be some one your not. They'll love you exactly as you are. Their smiles are actually genuine, When they look at you it's as if they have never seen anything that beautiful before. There is also something mysterious about the way they have a passion for something. When they have a passion it's a full on obsession. It's almost beautiful to see some one so passionate about some thing.

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  7. I chose The Not So Perfect Child as my first monologue. I connect with this character on a person level. Always trying to be as good as the sibling before you if not better then them. It always seems like a constant battle regardless if the other sibling is in competition or not. Always struggling to figure out if your as special to your family.

    My second choice would be A Thing For Nerds.
    I chose this one because there is a sense of security with nerds. They'll always love you for you and you don't have to pretend to be some one your not. They'll love you exactly as you are. Their smiles are actually genuine, When they look at you it's as if they have never seen anything that beautiful before. There is also something mysterious about the way they have a passion for something. When they have a passion it's a full on obsession. It's almost beautiful to see some one so passionate about some thing.

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    1. Good picks. You did a good job capturing what these monologues are about. And well said about nerds. You got the right idea.

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    2. Thank you Mr. Larson. :) I really appreciate it!

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    3. You described nerds so beautifully. I wish the general population sees them the way you. Great job! :)

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    4. Very well put. I look forward to your interpretation of each.

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  8. "DESTROY ME" Monologue from published play "Teen Angel"

    Why do you like the monologues?

    At first I related to David and his memories about guilt and death. My father passed recently. The memories are hard to deal with and the passing. It wasn't until I read the play I realized who this character really is and how important David's role is to another character. I loved the play. It has more to do with two characters that are trying to earn wings and go to heaven. The story is intertwined with each other and the people they have to help on earth. Letting somone go to move on not because you don't love them but because you do love them. Very very good story.

    Who is the main character of each monologue?

    David

    What is the character like?

    David was the other person in the car that caused the death of his friends gf Peggy. He suffers from guilt and is why he is sent to help someone and earn his wings. He is not allowed to remember or he becomes a ghost and is trapped. He does remember and helps another character Peggy to get her wings by breaking the rules through a loop hole. David is a good person and wants to do right although initially is told to Peggy he is bad. This is where the play takes a twist for the good.

    Where is the character (the setting/place it is taking place)?

    This takes place in the 1950's around a diner where the teenagers all hang out. You can hear oldies music in the back ground like "Bluberry Hill".

    Why is the character saying what they are saying in the monologue?  (What's their motivation?)

    The character is not allowed to remember or he will be trapped as a ghost forever and will not be allowed into heaven or get wings. The character feels guilty about what has happened and does not want to remember.

    How did the character get to the point they are now? (what is their background? where did they come from? why are they behaving the way they do?)

    The character is dead and a ghost trying to earn his wings and get into heaven. He crashed his car into another during a drag race. Killed his friend gf Peggy and suffers from guilt. He has to resolve this guilt to earn his wings during the monologue and is not allowed to have memories. If he remembers he will be stuck as a ghost forever.



    "Kill First, Gloat Later"

    Why do you like the monologues?

    I enjoyed the comical response of the villian because it reminds me of a film I watched called "Megamind". This film made me laugh hysterically and completely reminds of this monolgue where the villan is frusterated by typically being beaten by the hero.

    Who is the main character of each monologue?

    The character of this monologue is Mezmero

    What is the character like?

    The character is an evil sinister character

    Where is the character (the setting/place it is taking place)?

    The character is standing over a hole in the ground where he finally defeats the hero of the monologue

    Why is the character saying what they are saying in the monologue?  (What's their motivation?)

    The villian expresses the disatisfaction of being defeated constantly by the hero because of typical redundant mistakes of a villian. Such as devulging the plan by bragging or one of the flaws in the evil plan the hero eventually takes advantage of.

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  9. The first monologue I picked is 'Monologue From Another World'. I like its versatility. Anyone, regardless or race, gender or age can do this monologue and the audience won't judge the character because they are no fixed stereotypes on aliens. I'm also interested in trying out a new voice for the alien! The main character of the monologue in an alien. This alien has a lot of insight on humans and the lives they live. He/She understands what humans go through
    as he/she sees the the world with an 'overview effect' and hence, knows the better, the crucial things in life. I haven't read the play but I think this monologue would fit a scene where this human person is having some internal conflict and the alien comes in to give some advice. So, the universe is going to have 'The Big Crunch' (The Big Bang in reverse) soon because it has lost hope in all the humans who have by now globalised across the entire universe due to their destructive ways of maintianing all the planets in the universe and the only way to stop it is for humans to come together and protect their planet but the humans are still continuing their destructive ways that will lead to their doom. The alien which come from another universe comes to Earth, where the humanity began, to stop the nonsense but due to his/her hard luck, the alien ends up with this troubled teenage boy who has his 'basic teenager problems' and is worried about 'The Big Crunch'. The boy learns about the more crucial things in life and looks at life in a different perspective, thanks to the alien. Then, the events leading to 'The Big Crunch' ended. The boy then realised that the world is what it is. He's looking at what he wants to see in the world and thus, the only things he saw before he met the alien was the doom of the Universe. There is no secret of the Universe. It is what it is and your perception of the Universe does not tell you about the Universe but it tells you about yourself. Okay, I had a lovely movie going on in my head but I've tried to summarise that movie to the best of my ability. :)

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    1. The second monologue I picked is from 'The Hysterical History of The Trojan War'. I like this monologue because the instructions for the actions are clear for the actor playing Cassandra. The main character if this monologue is Cassandra. I vaguely remember the Greek myth about Cassandra and how nobody believes her prophecies. I'll create my own backstory for this monologue again since I haven't read the play. Apollo gave Cassandra the power of prophecy in order to seduce her, but when she refused, he spit into her mouth cursing her to never be believed by anyone. Cassandra initiall didn't know this curse and she tries to warn people of their doom but they all refused to believe her and ultimately faced their tragedies. Cassandra learns about the curse just after she saw the fall of Troy. She hates watching people suffer. Apollo continues to mock her because of her curse but Cassandra forsees Apollo's dark future.

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    2. I chose the two monologues hope and the thing for nerds. I am more like Jenny in a thing for nerds, she is not ashamed that she is a girl nerd. And I am also like Grace in hope, she would give up anything for the ones she loved.

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  10. Monologue one, Dramtic. Back to work by D. M Larson. This monologue gets me into character, plays the opposite role with the comedic monologue. Gives me a wide range to characterize and play. Main character is Ralph. Character is concerned, professional, worried, upset, angry and has the boss Ego personality. Character setting is in a staff room or board room. Motivation are pour workers, disciplining action, taking action. Clients position with the company, The character got to this point by putting up with stupidity and employees. Background, boss type, personable, hard working and reason. They came from a business background. Behaviour is noted because the employees are not doing there job. Ralph is worried about the business and the clients business within the company.

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    1. Perfect execution with describing your favorite monologues

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    2. I really loved the way you worded that! Great monologues and good job!

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  11. ir.st I choose a thing for nerds cuz its funny the main character is Jenny she's funny guys who appreciate her and I think the setting would be school and the reason she is the way is because she probably got turned down by all the other boys groups at school and I think that she came from texas and the way she is is because it's the only boy that listens to her.




    my second one is dark angel cuz its mysterious and the main character is Bez she is mysterious dark and very impatient and I think the setting is in a dungeon the reason she is the way she is because she is a misbehaved angel I think she came from the disobedient angels heaven I don't know because the reason she acts the way she is is probably because she was raised that way and both of the monologues our plays.

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    1. Very nice, I like the way you described the characters. Honestly, simple :)

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  12. I enjoyed Breaking Heart and Never Touch.
    I like Breaking Heart because it reveals the ins and outs of emotion you can experience after a break up. It’s tells a story on how people can play cool for a bit but their true feeling will eventually show. The main character is Jo. Jo seems to have given this person her all, so she must be the type to fall very deeply. Jo wants to fake out being fine after getting dumped but ends up showing her pain and anger. She even ends with a question because she cannot understand why this is happening to her. She seems a little naive, but also is having a difficult time letting go. This is taking place in Jo’s living room, and Jo is saying all that she is saying because she’s hurt. She’s only human. She’s feeling what it’s like for someone to walk out on her.. Someone she truly cares about. Jo has gotten to this state of mind because she never wanted to be close to anyone. She’s the type that will do fine on her own. Or at least she had to become that way once she experienced being raised without a father and her mother always installing in her to not always trust anyone and how important it is to be independent. She has also had heart breaks in the past. She did not want to feel that again. She hesitated on taking a chance with another relationship to be let down all over again. She now feels numb.

    Never Touch is a great monologue too. I like it because it shows that people have their insecurities and doubts. The main character is Cyril, he seems to be a great person with a bit of self-esteem issues. This is taking place in his bedroom in front on the mirror. Cyril is letting out all he is saying because he truly wants a wonderful girl in his eyes she’s perfect but he’s not worthy of being with a girl like her. He has already placed that mindset in his head because he’s insecure of his nose. He may be pointing that out but there are other things he isn’t happy with about himself that he needs to accept. He needs to realize he will never get the girl of his dreams by the way he is thinking. Cyril had a rough childhood and others always made fun of his nose. It stuck to him, but he still always had dreams. Cyril wants to much out of life but is now realizing he needs to find himself first and love himself in order to one day be with someone who will look past all of his flaws.

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    1. I agree 100 %, You are a really good analysis!

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    2. It's really beautiful the way you have described your characters. I think you will do a great acting for you understood your characters so well.

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  13. I liked Break Heart and Only Children Believe in Butterflies
    In Breaking Heart I liked the mood changing of the character. Nell is a young woman on her early 20s that she is left from her boyfriend without a good reason. She is at her house trying to show that she is calm and can handle this... Later she can not hold any more and asks why he is doing this to her. Her parents divorced a long time ago and she can not handle the pain of their breakup acting nervously and childish to her break up.
    Only Children Believe in Butterflies is quite challenging. A young 18 years old girl ends up in mental head clinic. Talks to an invisible person and has mental instability... When the doctor shows up she gets angry, feel guilty... She had kill her mother thinking that she will turn a star along with her dad. She thinks is kind of cursed and ends up that she wants to be a bight star. Revealing that someday she might kill herself so she can become a star.

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    1. Those plays are both amazing you will be great.

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  14. Beauty and the perfection
    I really liked this monologue because I guess I could really relate to it, when I was younger I used to get bullied because I wasn't very smart. I guess you could say I was a little bit slow when it came to learning. But as I have gotten older I understand more! As a kid I was a C- student but now I'm in high school and I'm more a B+ A student expect for maths... The main character was Shelley I think shelly was a very insecure person when she was younger and as she has gotten older she has grown into herself looks, hight, body shape etc and has more comfortable with herself.

    The not so perfect child
    I really liked this monologue to because I think it's really deep and really says a lot about the character. The main character was Jamie Moria I think Jamie was going through a hard time and kinda reflected on someone else, or she was having a huge argument with a family member, friend or someone.

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    1. Great job! I agree fully with your choices:-)!

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  15. Beauty and Perfection
    I chose this because I can kinda relate to her situation.. I'm 12 and get bullied of being too shy sometimes, and when I pictures this script in my head I pictured her being bullied (hint: if the boys saw me now they would be howling..) so I kind of pictured me in the story and it wasn't hard because I can relate to it.

    A thing for Nerds
    I chose this as my second pick because when I pictured the monologue, all I could picture was Jenny being me. All my friends call me a nerd because I always get A's and B's very rarely do I ever get a C+ (never gotten lower) which means I get better grades then most of my friends,and I hang out with the more nerdy/outsider group(that's what everyone in my grade calls it) at school because I feel more comfortable with them and they NEVER have anything bad to say. As for all the other people (as my friends say "the popular people") all they can ever do is talk about how people act,look, and who they hang out with. I'm pretty much Jenny!

    I chose these two monologues because I can find a little bit of me in them so it would be a little easier to act. Also they are almost COMPLETELY different, one is about carrying what's on the inside of people, and the other one is about being confident with who you are even if the past had a lot of bad memories

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  16. The first monologue I chose was "David". I like this monologue because I have been witness to so many instances of "road rage", at different levels, that I can easily see this situation develop. And how many times has another motorist really angered you by exhibiting an "I could care less about you" attitude? David is the sole character in this scene.Davis is fighting emotional control issues, and always has been. Most time, he "got away" with his reaction to a situation...not this time. David is currently in a mental rehab unit within a local hospital. He is trying to make himself believe that this incident never occurred...just a bad memory...it wasn't his fault...he is not able to do this and he is in despair.

    The second monologue I chose was "Almost Rich". Pete, the sole and principal character in this scene is a salesman. I like this monologue because it jumps back and forth between good and evil. It is good that Pete has the inner drive to do whatever it takes to be successful. However, it is evil that Pete would casually use others for personal gain and then simply discard them when they are no longer any use to him. Pete is trying to convince himself that what he is doing, and how he is doing it, are ok, because the ends justify the means. But he knows the truth.

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  17. The name of the first monologue is "Breaking my Heart".
    I like this monologue because the character shows a range of emotions and feelings. The main character is Jo. She seems like a peron who doesn't trust a lot of people and keeps her personal stuff to herself. She seems like a nice, genuine and honest person. Yet she has a hard time sometimes holding in her emotions. She's in her house and her boyfriend rings on her door. The reason she's saying the things she's saying in anger and sadness is because of the situation she's in. Her motivation is of betrayal, hurt and anger towards someone she trusted and broke that trust. She's been in a long relationship that has just come to an end. And she feels betrayed because she didn't see this coming. She's from east London. She's behaving he way she is because of the anger she feels.

    The name of the second monologue is "Wolf".
    I like this monologue because it's really funny and gives a different perspective on the old tale. The main character is Wolf. Quite an interesting charater. I'm guessing Wolf is walking around the town where she lives. I believe Wolf is saying these things because she feels that she's sometimes misunderstood. She wants us to believe that she's actually a good guy. Wolf got here because we all know of all the stories were Wolf is portrayed as the villain which is probably true but you know every story has 2 sides. Wolf is known for blowing down houses, eating children and all sorts of mischief. I guess she's behaving the way she is, because she believes she didn't really do anything wrong.

    The two monologues are very different. One is dramatic and the other is comedic.

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  18. The first monologue I chose was Beauty and Perfection. The second one was A breaking heart. In Beauty and Perfection the daughter lets out her feelings and just tells us what she is going through and how she feels. A breaking heart I decided I can relate to the girls feelings since ive been through them before. The main character in Beauty and Perfection is the daughter. The Breaking Heart main character is the girl who is weak. The main setting for Beauty and Perfection is the Daughters room looking in mirror. Both are Dramatic because they are both about crying and expressing their feelings and letting them them go.

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  19. Jude and a kid hero. I liked these monologues because they made me want to keep reading. They were very interesting.Jude is mad and upset. Kid hero is happy.

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  20. First Monologue: : ”A Breaking Heart” by D.M. Larson

    I chose this monologue because I believe almost every person has been through a similar scenario…and it just so happens that mine was somewhat recent…so it is somewhat heart wrenching and also funny how the reactions are somewhat the same of mine.
    Nell is the main character in this monologue.
    With reading the monologue you can see that she is a very strong person She seems like type of person who has had to handle many things on her own and was told to never show emotion. She also is very standoffish. She doesn’t like getting close to people too often and when she does it seems she falls…and that is what she tries not to do in life. Get her hopes up for something more…to see things as they are…and to not look futuristic.

    In my mind while reading this I am seeing her in somewhat of an open area like a park…Where there are still people around but not too many that can see her reactions. She is sitting on top of a park picnic table.

    Her significant other is breaking up with her.
    The person that she finally opened up to just broke her heart. They are breaking up with her and she wants to know the truth as to why.

    **Read the play
    It seems that this monologue was taken from a group of scenes from a play called Secrets of My Soul.
    My interpretation of the monologues is of the unknown. Forces of nature and things that is unseen. From Ghosts to fate…to death to Life…and its journeys. Unexplained apparitions and unexplained feelings. To love so much to let them go to love so much to hurt them. Life itself and the journey it takes you on not knowing when it will end.

    2nd Monologue: “Melinda Street” Monologue #2 by D. M. Larson

    I find it funny. She is talking to a bunch of inmates like she is above them…forgetting where she is for that moment.
    The main character is Melinda
    She is a very cocky girl who is very into herself.
    She is in prison.
    They are about to put on a show . She has experience of course as an actress and is upstaging everyone with her attitude and showing them who she is and where they stand.
    I am completely unsure of the meaning behind the reason she was arrested.

    **Read the play

    The play is about a group of inmates are gaining a new inmate names Melinda Street whom is a famous movie star. She committed murder of the entire cast of the murder mystery she was doing. Due to her coming to the prison the redid a room to do plays because of Melinda’s arrival…hoping to put the prison on the map and because they are writing a book about the prison. The girls all form an alliance to escape from the prison along with Melinda. They practice doing a play and use the play to escape. At the end they do escape.

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    2. Wow, very detailed. Great job. Look forward to seeing more from you.

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    3. I am impressed by all the detail! You really analyzed the characters as well as included all details after you read. Good job!!

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  22. For the first Monologue I've chosen " Demons'. I chose this monologue because i would love the challenge of portraying such a deep emotion that isn't easy to make authentic, I also can feel the characters pain, He just wants to protect those that he loves and although he wants the demons out of him he doesnt want anyone else to go through the pain and hurt he is going through, he is putting the protection of others before himself which shows that he is strong and courageous . He feels as if he has failed as protecting those that he loves. I also put those i love before me, even if im the one hurting. Although i cannot relate to having demons in me, I can relate to the pain of the character.

    The Second one I picked is : " A things for nerds" although the character is a female and I'm a male I feel as if I could still do a good job if i turned the main character into a male. I like this monologue because in stories like this, 9/10 the "Nerd" has fell for the popular type and wants to be with the most "beautiful" girl in school who has nothing in common with them, but this story is different the main character wants someone compatible to themselves and isn't trying to be someone she's not. I think this story helps project that you don't need to hide who you are to get the perfect "guy" or "girl", by being who you and looking for someone that enjoys doing the things you do, without you being someone you are not is what counts. I can relate because i live in a generation that beauty and titles such as popularity is what matters. Also i think that both "A Nerd Thing and " Demons both pull me out of my comfort zone, so Im looking forward to challenging my self.

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  23. My first monologue I chose was "My William Shatner Man Crush. I found this character inside my own self. I find myself intuned with this character. He is obviously a man who has a fan obsession with Shatner but isn't proud of it, in fact he does everything in his power to hide it. He is at a Startrek Convention, where he has obviously been for days. When the moment comes that he finally gets to meet Shatner he makes a total buphoon of himself,and instantly becomes infuriated at himself. Ironically his self anguish is short lived, when the doors are opened and he gets to meet him again. The second monologue I chose was " Steam Train". I connect on a unique level with this character. I believe they have lived a very sheltered life upto this point and have chosen to grab the proverbial "bull by the horns. They now are taking a ride on the "Crazy Train", living life to the fullest and damn be the consequences. I myself am this way, I have bungee jumped 3 times,rip chorded 3 times, and done the" Slingshot" 2 times. I have crazy dreams and goals and now I'm on the proverbial Steam Train, woo woo!! Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body; but rather to skid in sideways, totally wore out screaming "Wooooooo, What a Rush!!!!!!!

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  24. The first monologue I chose was Good Deeds and Such. I just love how this character is so bold and forward. The character is a witch who thought she would take the lead since all the other witches aren't. She knows that the fairies are going to abolish all magic and she just doesn't want to be a witch with just "bad hair and skin." I love how up front she is, and I've always wanted to be like that and take initiative.

    The contrasting monologue is The Girl Who Broke His Finger. I love this monolgue beacause the girl seems so troubled. She's obviously had a traumatising past, as she explains in her monologue from the lines: "I don't like to be touched... By anyone... Ever." I like the subtle hints that are input throughout the monologue and I feel for this character. She only defends herself, and maybe she's a bit too defensive and because of that she faces sanction. I had a phase like that, once.

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    1. Yeah, The Girl Who Broke His Finger--I wrote a story once with that kind of theme.

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  25. The first monologue I picked is Princess (Where's my prince). I chose it because the girl in it dosnt understand she is confused. Everyone expects since she is a princess she should settle for any princess that comes her way but the princess knows what she wants she wants a princess who will save her and protect her
    The second monologue I picked is End the hurting I chose it because I love the dramatic scene. There is a girl who is so used to being hurt but finally decides its time to stop this. she dosnt want to be hurt anymore she feels she dosnt deserve it..

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    1. really good insight on your choices.

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    2. Good Choices and telling why you chose them. Good Luck.

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  26. The two monologues I picked were The Not So Perfect Child, and Humpty Dumpty Private Egg- Hard Boiled Detective. I like The Not So Perfect Child because I feel like I can relate to it because I do feel that I am constantly being compared to my siblings and that my parents do not feel that I am as good as they are. I like Humpty Dumpty Private Egg- Hard Boiled Detective because I think its a really great twist on a classic character. The main character in The Not So Perfect Child is Jamie Moira and Humpty Dumpty is the main character in the second monologue. In The Not So Perfect Child Jamie Moira is very angry and hurt and upset and she is releasing all of these built up emotions. I think she has just been misunderstood by the people she is speaking to and that is what hurts her the most. In Humpty Dumpty's monologue, he is a cool, calm, collected egg who comes from a mysterious background and yet you know he has come from a hard background. He brooding and mysterious and a real classic detective type. In the first monologue, I feel like Jaimie Moira can be in several different places like in her room yelling at God, or in a living room with her parents and sister yelling at them, or at her grandparent's house yelling at them about everything. Humpty Dumpty is in either a dark detective office or a dimly lit bar in a fairytale land Brooklyn equivalent. Jaimie Moira is saying everything in her monologue because she just can't keep all of her emotions bottled up inside anymore. She has to let it out and this is the only way she can. Humpty Dumpty is telling a story to someone in a bar or something about this dame he helped once, or wasn't able to help.

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    1. Yeah all the built up anger and emotions that she feel is in her right to have against everyone else. And on Humpty Dumpty, yes he feels like a guy with a hard background but with a soft heart for others.

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  27. How to be a pirate and Dance with the wind.
    These two monologues express two sides of myself. There is a group of friends who know me as Bones and a group of friends who know me as the one in Dance with the wind, but I am both. Bones is walking toward the ship with a new hand, sort of strutting in her pirate-hood, and the other is walking and watching a storm grow. Bones is speaking about being a pirate in order to show off, and the other is speaking because the words are flowing from her soul and blending with it all.
    There we are.

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  28. For the dramatic monologue i choose "Breaking heart". I like monologues about relatioship. I can feel the all the pain that they feel. This girl was broked, but she tried to be strong. I like when both characters are going to take serious decide.

    For the comedy monologue i choose "A things for nerds" The character isn't afraid to say what she thinks she's even proud. People say if you aren't choose your monologue because you finding yourself in there, you choose it because you find the missing part of you. Yes, that's right, I choose this monologue because i was always wondering what if will be, if i was a boy or have boy bestfriend. Well, now i have a chanse to figure it out, when i get to know my character.

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  29. The monologues that I chose really shows how I feel about each individual situation that is currently happening.

    The first I chose is "Bungled and Botched". Firstly it says exactly of what kind power people have with influence. He is strong willed and charismatic. Able to use the work of other more influential people to influence others. And he has understanding as well. It feels like this is taking place in a conference. He must have been hurt and can't stand the abuse of power. The main must have been having a bad time since the appearance of a abusive power hungry individual which has made lives miserable. Its just like how I also want to use this influence to help people as well, but not with violence.

    And the second choice, a romantic monologue is "The Meaning of Life". Because to me to find out the true meaning of life isn't exactly to find my life partner, but its to find out what it is to do that will bring fulfilment to my life and to the people around me as well. The main character is a lovesick guy who finally found his true love. He has had a tough past in which is a nightmare and is constantly nibbling at him. He must have really found something that he thinks completes his life.

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  30. The first monologue I chose was "Trust in God" because I related to the monologue so much it came naturally to me. The character is a person who has experienced so much hurt and pain as a child and from than on has always had to be the adult. I feel the character is expressing herself in a way that she is finally able to release the pain and tell what has been bottled up inside for so long.

    The second one I had a hard time deciding so I went with both. I liked "Cassandra" because it is funny even though it had to do with the destruction of Troy. I liked how she was given a gift but it only worked for certain things. The other one I chose was "Wishing" because to me it is describing how people make wishes. Wishes of how they want their life to be or how they want to change them. I like it because it is not so much comedic or dramatic but it is sweet and innocent.

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  31. I am going with My William Shatner Man Crush and Destroy Me. The reason I chose the first is because honestly no matter how old I get I will still have experiences like this, it's a very realistic event. The reason I chose the later is because I had a friend who was in a car accident and his friend that was with him didn't make it. I've been able to observe him over the years and how that event has effected him.

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    1. I almost picked those myself. It's important to be able to relate to the subject matter. Looking forward to your performance.

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  32. I chose A Thing For Nerds, and "Wheres My Prince Charming?" they are both slightly comedy, but the characters are very different, in the fact that, Jenny knows exactly what she wants, and how to get it, and what to do to keep it. Wile the princess, (Who I've decided her name in Princess Lucy ;) Doesn't know what she's trying to get into, and she doesn't know anything about Prince Charming, only what she expects. All her romantic life is in her head. She's kind of based on a fantasy life.

    But, I like A Thing For Nerds, because i also have a thing for them. In a way that makes Jenny and I pretty similar. I imagine, that Jenny is talking to her mom, wile helping to get dinner ready. But, she kind of starts talking more to herself after a little bit. She is a real fun loving girl, and likes to joke around with her friends.

    In "Where's My Prince Charming?" Lucy, is done with being tossed around, and feeling unwanted, and burden-ish. Her father (the King) has moved her around, to other castles, and such, to meet all kind of different prince's because she should've been married a long time ago. But she holds on to the dream that she has had for years, that one day a strong and handsome prince would find her, and carry her away on his white horse. She refuses all of the suitors, and because the King loves her too much to simply force her into something, he continues to find matches, and such. But he is running out of options, when Lucy comes to him, and tells her about her dream.

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  33. Well I agree with you fellow students! Just at the moment I I firstly go for 'the beauty and perfection.' In ghis monologue, the young lady Shelly is very beautiful and she is the talk of all the boys. Shelly doesnt have a good family back ground and it drives her crazy when she recalls of where she comes from. I like the monologue because Shelly is encouraged to move on despite her story. We all have history we don't like bui as time goes by we need to accept it and move on with life.

    My second monologue is 'demons'. Tark is really demonic! Not only will you see him according to his actions, but he really knows he has demons punishing him for the reasons he alone knows. The young lady who seems to be his girlfriend might think he is just crazy as he tries to protect her life from the demons who seem to punish her too!
    It is a kind of a script that has great action performance, evil and anger....... I like Tark's role.

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  34. Protecto has a child-like innocence that I liked. The main character is someone who is being bullied and is seeking some sort of outside help to fight back against the bullies. The character seems like a comic-book-loving average school-aged kid. He's narrating the story while sitting in class. Drawing pictures of heroes in his notebook.

    Free of the evil was an extreme oppposite to Protecto, and had a "zombie" type feel to it. I'm a fan of zombie movies. I read through the play, and realize that this has a religious premise, but I connect to the script from the zombie angle. Art is the leader of the group, and takes control, helping directing the others to safety. The monologue takes place on holy ground, in a safe place, with other like-minded individuals. Art and his wife Bea seem to come from a typical suburban background, and have been running from the "creatures" since the onset. They are in survival mode, while trying to protect others.

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  35. First monologue I have chosen is happy with a failure which is about Bea. She is a bit depressed in the monologue that till today she lived a life for others, thinking about others but now she has recognized her passion and she wants to go with it.
    Next monologue is where's my Prince charming. Which is about a princess wondering about her future love life. It has no actual idea about the guy she is only fantasizing about him and telling the king all of these dreams for the king is looking for a suitable man for his daughter.

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  36. Comedy monologue: A Thing for Nerds
    Main character: Jenny
    She is geeky, funny, she loves games, she is not like the average teen girl and she try's to show that. She is in her room talking through her webcam to another teen girl who's name is Lisa who is a gaming friend of Jenny's, and Jenny is talking about her crush who is a nerd, and also talking about how she doesn't go for football players like most girls, and all she cares for is a simple gamer.

    Dramatic monologue: Princess (Where is my Prince Charming?)
    Main character: Princess Sky, Sky just turned 18, and she's just now realizing real life is tougher than she thought when she was younger. She's in her room talking out loud, getting her thoughts out, and she is talking about her wanting to know where her perfect soulmate is, her "Prince Charming", and how she doesn't know why she hasn't found him yet, she's starting to think that something might be wrong with her, which she thinks is maybe the reason she can't find him. She wants someone who will devote their life to her, she just wants to feel special, and to feel like someone cares.

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  37. #1 Hope
    I like this monologue because the character shows true emotion and feels like keeping positive about the situation her friend is in. The character is very determined. It takes place in a dark setting. The reason the character os acting thw way she is is because she feels protective of the other person and wishes to heal him. She wants to chanhe his life for the better and make him feel happiness again. Tjis monologue is from a play.

    #2 Funny Little fussy face
    I chose this monologue because its about a girl noticing a guy but then suddenly she feeka like she shouldn't of spoke up. The main character is a girl and she is flirty and has a sense of humor but also regret of speaking. She appears to be sitting in a room. She is saying things to the guy ti make it known that she likes him and she feels he has interest in her. This monologue is from a play called reception and I learned that the character went from feeling happy and flirtious to immediately assuming he had no interest, or that maybe she thought wrong in the first place.

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  38. I found two monologue a comedy and a drama KILL FIRST, GLOAT LATER, and DESTROY ME. In Kill First Gloat Later a villains wonders why villains always tell there plan before they do it. In DESTROY ME its about a man who survived a car crash and is guilty. He feels as if hes trapped in memories. I appeal to this because the comedy is ironic and the drama you can feel there pain

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  39. The two monologues I chose were, "The Monster" and "Before You Punch Me". They are both by D.M. Larson. I chose these two monologues because they both have something I see in myself. Although they are different genders, I feel I can stretch my gender-fluidity and perform them well. It will take practice, but I lose love how one is very dramatic and the other is hilarious. The monologues are great and I'd love to practice them. "The Monster" is about evil walking the earth, and Delia talks to a priest about this misfortune but also all the suffering she has gone through her entire life. This is a bit personal to me, because I have also doubted God and asked myself these exact questions. I think that since I can relate to Delia I can step into her shoes and perform this monologue well. "Before You Punch Me" is about a boy who fell in love with a taken girl. When the boyfriend finds out and is about to beat him to a pulp, the boy has a few things to say. I can't really say that I also was about to get beat to a pulp because of some girl. But, I think that if I did find the one, the one who brought color to my world, I'd be willing to get beat for that person. I can't relate to this situation in particular, I could think of the What If and start performing off of that. These monologues are beautifully written, I'd love to perform them.

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  40. The first monologue I Picked was the weakest link. It shows the character not participating in any activities. He's afraid of whats out there. Hes not giving in to the challenge of being a man who could hold his own. The character is afraid of challenge. Hes afraid of taking steps. He feels that he couldn't do it probably because he don't have faith.

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  41. The monologue is crafted. It shows the difference between life and obstacles. Life is a challenge and it fits right in our category. This monologue is good for any scene to be done right. It portray the character to be weak and humble, it can believe to be weak as well as strong. Depends on the character and how he portrays.

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  42. The main character is a man who is scared of life and what life have to offer. He's not in shape to handle multiple tasks. There for you have to put this character in the front seat and give him a taste of his own medicine.

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  43. The character shows deep feelings for his companion, lover, boss, or secretary, This character could be inside a restaurant or his home. He show deep thoughts for his better half. I like the monologue because it shows feelings and regrets. It shows the character at his worst and there for he is hurt. The character is trying to win his heart, who knows he might of lost a job, his place, his money, even his fortune.

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  44. The character shows deep feelings for his companion, lover, boss, or secretary, This character could be inside a restaurant or his home. He show deep thoughts for his better half. I like the monologue because it shows feelings and regrets. It shows the character at his worst and there for he is hurt. The character is trying to win his heart, who knows he might of lost a job, his place, his money, even his fortune.

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  45. You must first believe that anything is possible if you put your all to it. It can be accomplish with the will and power to manifest. Your belief is your say so. If you don't succeed it's because you didn't work hard enough. Effort is everything.

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  46. I chose Staying Power and Blessing in Disguise. I like these 2 monologues because I like their perspective, in Staying Power she seems very wise and seems to be just getting over some hardship. I like Blessing in Disguise because she has a great perspective on the "maybe this isn't so bad" side of things. She's blind and I imagine her talking to her guide about it. I imagine for Staying Power that she's in a grassy field on a starry night alone and talking to herself. In Blessing in Disguise I imagine her walking down a sidewalk talking to her guide. They are different because Beth in Staying Power is giving up and Ashley from A Blessing in Disguise generally more happy and feels like there's good in everything.

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  47. The two monologues I liked the best were “Ready to be Shaped” and “Quitting”.

    I liked “Ready to be Shaped” because it acknowledges that anyone has the potential to be good or evil and how it is a choice. In “Ready to be Shaped”, the main character is an alien, someone who is reflecting on the nature of the world. The character’s motivation is to inform his or herself and/or everyone. They are talking about everyone’s decision to make a choice between good and evil, and making the decision to follow your path and be who you choose to be. They got to the point where they are now because just witnessed someone make a huge choice. They are foreign from the ways of the world, and have discovered the nature of humans. They saw a disaster, someone betraying another. They also saw someone choose to be a hero… and that person is faltering. I believe the alien is maybe reflecting on this action, and trying to motivate the hero to carry on because they can see so clearly how the world could become a better place. The monologue is from the play, “Between Good and Evil”. After reading it, I discovered that the alien is a very curious creature who is very familiar with the way humans are, because “everyone” around them is the same. The alien asks very big, universal questions of the audience and is a being that heals others. The alien also is there to challenge one’s decisions and pose a different way that leads to the greater good. The alien also makes the statement that anyone can be a hero by doing small things.

    I liked “Quitting” because I could relate to feeling lost and like you never quite fit in… but in the end, Slug finds a place that she can fit in. In “Quitting”, the main character is Slug. Slug seemed pretty pessimistic about life and about others, never putting trust truly in anyone because of a history of betrayal. She is in a room talking to a group of people. The monologue is from the play “Music Maybe”. After reading it, I learned I was right about Slug. Rough around the edges, in her own world, she finally finds a place to express her music skills and herself where others accept her and she feels like she belongs in her own way. When the other girls get angry and quit, Slug actually gets upset and begins to cry. It shows development on her part and that she trusts them enough to show her tears.

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  48. Why do you like the monologues? they both spoke to me

    Who is the main character of each monologue? fox and jude

    What is the character like? sad and over the top

    Where is the character (the setting/place it is taking place)?
    Fallen it doesn't say and goodbye it looks like on a road near water
    Why is the character saying what they are saying in the monologue? (What's their motivation?) fallen doesnt like who he is and goodbye is weird about eat a gingerbread man

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  49. Tearing me apart- I like his monologue because I can relate to the characters emotions. Main character is Jamie Moira. She is sad and feels as if there is hope in something that she hasn't received yet. this sitting in her sitting in her bedroom staring out the window looking at the stars. she is saying these words because she is tired of being alone all the time.

    A thing for nerds- its part oof the play My William shatner crush. Te character is Jenna an online computer gamer nerd. She is realizing that she should only date nerds because she is one. It's meant to be comedic and romantic. this is taking place at her office as she watches different men walk past. it gets her to think about how she is in need of love, nerd love.

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  50. I chose “A Thing for Nerds” and “Go Home.”
    Why do you like the monologues?
    As a nerd myself, I was always attracted to more nerdy guys because we have common interests and Y can have fun with them. I married a nerd. Though we're still young, I wouldn't have it any other way. I also loved the ending of the monologue, which takes this quirky, fun loving girl, and shows her insecurities at being alone, and the stability of a nerd. (Though, these days nerd girls are way more common & not all nerd guys are dorky loners.) Also her favorite superheros are the X-men, which is my fav.
    “Go Homes” stuck out to me as someone trying to do something important, but those under them wouldn't take it seriously. I understand how that can be when you're trying to accomplish something. You just want everyone to take it as seriously as you do or stop wasting your time.

    Who is the main character of each monologue?
    Jenny/Cyril

    What is the character like?
    Jenny is a fun loving, but shy girl. She is insecure, but tries to hide it by being with people she feels safe with. She's a bit of a flirt and likes to mess with people, especially her friends because it hides her insecurities.
    Cyril seems like a mean and serious person, but he just knows what's important and it bothers him that people don't take things seriously. He just wants to help people.

    Where is the character (the setting/place it is taking place)?
    Jenny is in her bedroom
    Cyril is at the emergency shelter

    Why is the character saying what they are saying in the monologue? (What's their motivation?)
    Jenny is motivated by personal development in a sense. She is a little low on herself, but tries to be happy. She's saying that she loves the sense of security they bring her.
    Cyril is motivated by the anger at people for being lazy. He has a passion for helping and being prepared for danger. He's saying that if they don't care they can leave and doesn't need people who can't take this seriously.

    How did the character get to the point they are now? (what is their background? where did they come from? why are they behaving the way they do?)
    Jenny was a bit of a hippie. She always had something to say, but people wouldn't listen. She also didn't have many friends because not many could relate to her interests. She connected with another girl in an online game and she is now explaining to her about her attraction to nerds and a crush she has.
    Cyril a passion and a fire for making sure things get done. He is a natural leader. He takes things seriously, but is a caring person. He tried to put together this “program,' but other people aren't taking it serious, and that's why he's mad.
    Is the monologue from a play? If so, read the play and write about what you learned about the character from the play.
    I didn't see a play for “Go home”
    I actually read the entire play for “A thing for nerds before answering these questions to get a sense of the character. It's how I found out she was a hippie, had a crush, and was talking on a web cam. It also led me to believe that she was a flirt and liked to mess with people.

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  51. The first monologue I chose was "A Thing For Nerds". I can kind of relate to that because the whole "being attractive to the Nerds" thing did in fact happen to me! And to be honest,I had a thing for the nerdy type because I WAS the nerdy type. Ironic isn't it? That's why I liked this monologue. The main character named Jenny sounds very flirty which is the only thing I cannot relate to. I'm pretty sure that Jenny may be confused about what she wants,like is she really in love or is it just a crush on a nerdy kid? Again,you never know right?

    Second monologue I chose was "Greed Killer Her", another monologue that sort of freaked me out and I relate to it because I live to help others. It's like my dream job besides acting. I always felt that if I kept helping others whether for charity or donations that I would become a target for someone to Heaven forbid hurt me. The character,Ebony seems to be dealing with a mixture of emotions after the loss of Sister Katie. I'm sure that Ebony is just grief-stricken with the loss of Katie,that is what makes this monologue so dramatic.

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  52. Monologues I choose are “Fallen” and “Flowers from Phil”. I liked Fallen because the monologue seemed to be very emotional and I felt that I could connect with the character. Reason why I choose Flowers from Phil is because Phil reminds me a lot of me. My first impression of him was that he is very shy, nervous around people or in the public but he seems to be nice, innocent guy, while I was reading the monologue I could see him very clearly. Phil is shy a nerdy looking guy , when he first met Sidney he was a little bit scared, we could see that based on his hiding behind the bouquet, so he tried to protect him self. He very honest and he tries his best to get Sidney to like, because he is insecure, so he needs someone to tell him some kind words just to be encouraged. Phil is type of guy who enjoys in simple things in life, everything excites him, all those wonderful and colorful flowers, sun in the sky, his favorite food or movies, simply he enjoys living. So when he finally met someone who is as weird as he is he could relax and he got encourage he needed. He also likes trying new things. Phil is also observant, he doesn’t want to hurt anyone. After I read a play “The Weird, Wild and Wonderful Days of School” I imagined Phil as a goofy, kinda childish guy but still can be serious when it matters and also kinda confused from time to time. He is just sweet type of character which everybody loves. At first when I read mono luge “Fallen” and after I watched video of Grace scene I saw Jude as a man who is giving up on life, maybe because his life became same monotonous routine, nothing new is happening in his life, he just got to the point when it gets too hard for him to live, life it’s self became burden to him. After I read a play “Secret of My Soul” I learned that Jude is a preacher and that people use to come to him to confess. He always tried to convince people to believe in God, that there is purpose for everything. But I think that after hearing all those sad and miserable people’s fate he started loosing his faith in God, which is for preacher something worst that can happen, we could say that he lost his meaning in life. Monologue Flowers from Phil I see happening in some small, nice restaurant (as it is said in play) and monologue Fallen I see in Jude’s room maybe or purgatory, I think that would be nice symbolism, because he is kinda trapped in his despair.

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