What are some monologues for girls?


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Some popular humorous monologues for girls include the monologues from "Funny Girl," "The Importance of Being Ernest" and "Wrong and Ready." Dramatic monologues for girls include those from "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland."

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In "Funny Girl," Fanny says, "Suppose all ya ever had for breakfast was onion rolls. Then one day, in walks a bagel! You'd say, 'Ugh, what's that?' Until you tried it! That's my problem. I'm a bagel on a plate full of onion rolls." She goes on to talk about how she wants to become an actress and that soon it will be her turn.

An example of a dramatic monologue for girls comes from William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." In the play, Helena says, "How happy some o'er other some can be! Through Athens I am thought as fair as she. But what of that? Demetrius thinks not so; he will not know what all but he do know. And as he errs, doting on Hermia's eyes. So I, admiring of his qualities. Things base and vile, folding no quantity, love can transpose to form and dignity." Helena's father believes he has the right to choose her husband, and will sentence her to death if she does not follow his orders.

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