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1 ACT III Literary Elements of Julius Caesar William Shakespeare Julius Caesar

2 Julius Caesar, Act III RHETORICAL DEVICES AND OTHER TERMS TO KNOW

3 Antistrophe Definition: ____________________________ _____________________________________ Example: repetition of the phrase “Brutus is an honourable man.” Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: _________________________________________________________

4 Antithesis Definition: ____________________________ _____________________________________ Example: "Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.” Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: _________________________________________________________

5 Aposiopesis Definition: ____________________________ _____________________________________ Example: “Bear with me; My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, And I must pause till it come back to me..” Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: _________________________________________________________

6 Appeals: Emotional/Pathos Definition: _________________________________ __________________________________________ Example: Antony, “Have patience, gentle friends, I must not read it; It is not meet you know how Caesar loved you. You are not wood, you are not stones, but men; And, being men, bearing the will of Caesar, It will inflame you, it will make you mad: 'Tis good you know not that you are his heirs; For, if you should, O, what would come of it!” Your group’s example: ___________________________________________________________________

7 Appeals: Logical/Logos Definition: ___________________________ _____________________________________ Example: Brutus’s speech Your group’s example: _________________________________________________________

8 Appeals: Ethical/Ethos Definition: ____________________________ _____________________________________ Example: Brutus’s speech, “believe me for mine honour, and have respect to mine honour, that you may believe…” Your group’s example: _________________________________________________________

9 Asyndeton Definition: ____________________________________ ______________________________________________ Example: "Are all thy conquests, glories, triumphs, spoils, Shrunk to this little measure?" Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: ___________________________________________________________________________

10 Epimone Definition: _____________________________ _______________________________________ Example: "Who is here so base that would be a bondman? If any, speak; for him I have offended. Who is here so rude that would not be a Roman? If any speak; for him have I offended.” Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: _____________________________________________________________

11 Eulogy Definition: ___________________________ ____________________________________ Example: Antony’s speech, Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: _______________________________________________________

12 Metonymy Definition: _____________________________ _______________________________________ Example: "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.” Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: _____________________________________________________________

13 Paralepsis Definition: ____________________________ _____________________________________ Example: "Have patience, gentle friends, I must not read it. It is not meet you know how Caesar lov'd you." Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: _____________________________________________________________

14 Parallelism Definition: ____________________________________ ______________________________________________ Example: “ Who is here so base that would be a bondman? If any, speak; for him have I offended. Who is here so rude that would not be a Roman? If any, speak; for him have I offended. Who is here so vile that will not love his country? If any, speak; for him have I offended.” Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: ___________________________________________________________________________

15 Polysyndeton Definition: ____________________________ _____________________________________ Example: “ For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth, Action, nor utterance, nor the power of speech, To stir men's blood….” Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: _____________________________________________________________

16 Rhetorical Question Definition: _____________________________ _______________________________________ Example: “ Did this in Caesar seem ambitious?” Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: _____________________________________________________________

17 Verbal Irony Definition: ____________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________ Example: “ For Brutus is an honourable man; So are they all, all honourable men” Antony’s entire speech in Act III, scene ii Your group’s example: _____________________________________________________________


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