English Language and Literature | Rhetoric
In the Rome of julius Caesar, language is power and characters rise or fall on the basis of their ability to wield words. Their awareness of the importance of language is indicated by terms they associate with it.
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Greene, Gayle, “’The Power of Speech/To Stir Men’s Blood’: The Language of Tragedy in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar,” Renaissance Drama 11 (1980), pp. 67-93.