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This takes a look at Julius Caesar: the rhetoric, vocabulary, themes, etc.

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Paralepsis is emphasizing a point by pretending to ignore it. For example when Antony tells the Romans that they need not know what Caesar's will says.

Domain: Literature; Category: Shakespeare

A ploce is a rhetorical technique where a word is repeated with the intent of emphasizing the importance of the idea.

Domain: Literature; Category: Shakespeare

There are MANY similes throughout Julius Caesar. A simile is the figurative language technique of comparing two items using like or as.

Domain: Literature; Category: Shakespeare

This is the habit or action of repeating your strongest argument again and again. This is seen on several occasions in Julius Caesar.

Domain: Literature; Category: Shakespeare

At the term suggests, this is related to repeating a word. Sometimes a speaker will repeat a word so many times that it causes the listener to doubt the meaning.

Domain: Literature; Category: Shakespeare

The act of circling around a situation without actually mentioning it. Antony never directly calls Brutus a liar, he only suggests that it may be an option.

Domain: Literature; Category: Shakespeare

This is a specific type of rhetorical question where Antony asks the opinion of the audience while suggesting that there is a common interest.

Domain: Literature; Category: Shakespeare

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