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Teaching "Funeral Speeches" from Julius Caesar

"Funeral Speeches" from Julius Caesar

Much of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar focuses on the character Brutus, who chose to join a group of conspirators and assassinate the Roman leader and Brutus's friend, Julius Caesar. In this famous excerpt from the play, Brutus and Antony speak in front of the Roman people about the assassination.

William Shakespeare
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How do Antony and Brutus use rhetoric to gain the audience's support?


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