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by William Shakespeare

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Julius Caesar - Act 3 scene 2: The Forum Brutus wants the audience to agree with him and the reasons for killing Caesar. He deliberately uses the personal pronouns ‘I’ and ‘me’ to persuade the crowd to agree with his viewpoints and arguments. How has Brutus used personal pronouns to present himself and his views about Caesar?

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Note how this scene is actually a kind of war in rhetoric, where both Brutus and then Marc Antony address the common people and try to persuade them of the truth of what they say. Note first of all that Brutus speaks in prose, presumably trying to speak at the level of the common people. He stresses his honour above all, repeating this twice before he begins his argument:

Belive me for mine honour, and have respect to mine honour, that you may believe.

The veracity of what he is about to say rests on his...

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