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The Vagina Monologues Setting & Symbolism

Eve Ensler
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The Vagina Monologues - The Play

First performed in 1998, "The Vagina Monologues" was the creation of New York playwright, actor, and social activist Eve Ensler. It has since been performed hundreds of times in a variety of languages around the world as the flagship activity of the V-Day Movement to end violence against women. The play is a collection of monologues (stories told by a single narrator or speaker) focused on the female vagina - specifically, how men and women have both reacted to it with aversion but have changed their opinions once their consideration and/or experiences of it have expanded.

Monologue

A monologue is a speech or story spoken by a single individual (as opposed to dialogue, which is spoken by one or more people) in the idiosyncratic, unique, character-defined voice of that individual, as opposed to a formal speech, which tends to be somewhat more...

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