|Age Range(s)||Young Adult (20-35), Adult (36-50), Senior (>50)|
|Type of monologue / Character is||Descriptive, Introduction to story, Reminiscing life story/Telling a story|
|Description||Opening monologue by Orson Welles|
This is the opening monologue by the narrator (Orson Welles) who introduces the audience to the story of the troubled upper-class family of the Ambersons. In this monologue the narrator describes with a lot of details the time and setting of the story.
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|NARRATOR: "The magnificence of the Ambersons began in 1873. Their splendor lasted throughout all the years that saw their Midland town spread and darken into a city. In that town in those days, all the women who wore silk or velvet knew all the other women who wore silk or velvet and everybody knew everybody else's family horse and carriage....."|