Shakespeare Monologues for Women
1) The Queen tries to kill Pisanio by giving her poison
A monologue from the Play "Cymbeline" by William Shakespeare

In this monologue the Queen tries to persuade Pisanio to take a medicine that she believes to be poison..

2) Ophelia describes her odd encounter with Hamlet
A monologue from the Play "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare

Ophelia is talking to her father Polonius. In this monologue she tells him about her strange encounter with Hamlet, who scared her with his odd behavior

3) Lady Macbeth invokes the spirits to inspire her husband to do evil things.
A monologue from the Play "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare

Lady Macbeth will not stop at anything until her husband is king. In this monologue she invokes the evil spirits to inspire her husband to do cruel deeds in order to become king

4) Mistress Page is angered by Falstaff's love letter
A monologue from the Play "The Merry Wives of Windsor" by William Shakespeare

After con man Sir John Falstaff sends a love letter to Mistress Page, to try get her husband's money, she is very angered and offended by it.

5) Viola realizes Olivia has fallen in love with her (Cesario)
A monologue from the Play "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare

Olivia has fallen in love with Cesario, who in reality is Viola disguised as a male servant of the Duke Orsino. In turn, Viola is in love with Orsino and Orsino is in love with Olivia. How will she untangle this?

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