stream of consciousness
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Example sentences from the Web for stream of consciousness
Although her stream-of-consciousness delivery is far wittier than any of our own could ever dream to be.Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her often-rambling, stream-of-consciousness blogging is a roller coaster of mood swings.
British Dictionary definitions for stream of consciousness
- a literary technique that reveals the flow of thoughts and feelings of characters through long passages of soliloquy
- (as modifier)a stream-of-consciousness novel
Cultural definitions for stream of consciousness
A kind of writing that presents the thoughts of a person or character as they occur. Stream-of-consciousness writing uses devices such as characters speaking to themselves, free association, and lists of words. William Faulkner, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf wrote stream-of-consciousness novels.