This is a scarf… …but not really a scarf
Monologues Mono – one Logue – voice
Learning Goal • Use voice to convey emotion while presenting a monologue from the perspective of an inanimate object.
Types of Monologues • Classical (Shakespeare) • Contemporary • Comedic • Dramatic
The Littlest Christmas Tree ~Janie Jasin
Creating Success Criteria • What did you notice about each monologue?
Success Criteria • In first person • Shows the true emotions of the character • Voice is clear and loud (enunciate) • Perform with confidence • Not necessarily using correct grammar and syntax • Stay in character for the entire monologue
Your Task Write a monologue for an object. To do this you will have to bring life to an object that has no life (e.g. a pencil)
Questions to ask yourself when writing a monologue • What is your character’s background? • What is your character’s biggest disappointment? • Happiest moment? • Deepest fear? • Does your character change with time?
I am a person… …but not really a person, I’m a…