A Rhetorical Analysis Of Julius Caesar's Death Speeches

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Analysis Of Julius Caesar Funeral Death Speeches Julius Caesar was like a god to his people because he was the leader in Rome, and he influenced numerous individuals. People were shocked when Caesar was murdered by Bursitis because they lost their hero. During Caesar’s funeral, as described in Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar , there are two speeches given by Brutus and Anthony. Some of the rhetorical terms that are used in the death speeches are antithesis, metaphor, chiasmus, and alliteration which will be explained in the body of this essay. The first rhetorical term that I will discuss is antitheses. Antithesis defined is as “opposition or contract of ideas or words in a balance or a parallel contraction”. For example, in the speech when

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