Assignment: Monologue Analysis
Short Answer Questions
Select one of the three documentary monologues selections we watched this week, and circle its name below. Then, answer all of the questions below about that monologue. Each answer should be 3-5 sentences. Be sure to answer each part of the question and write neatly - grammar counts!
Question A. Why did you select this monologue as your favorite? Why do you think the playwright chose this real person (the character, not the actor/actress) to write about and feature in a documentary monologue?
Question B. What is the best aspect of this monologue? Why is it a strong story?
Question C. Select one quotation from the monologue, and write it below. What makes this an important moment in the monologue?
Question D. Re-watch the video of this monologue via the link in eCampus. What do you think of the performer (the actor/actress, not the character)? What do they do well (or not well) in portraying their character?