Task 1: Figures of speech
Identify the type of figure of speech used in the following lines taken from Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar.
Mention who said the following lines and in which situation it was said. Explain its underlying meaning:
He was my friend, faithful and just to me.
But Brutus says he was ambitious,
And Brutus is an honourable man. (Act III, scenes ii, lines 93-95)
2. Read the whole scene to describe and comment on the orator’s character. How much can you relate his attitude to your personal knowledge and experience? Give your opinion in not more than two paragraphs.
Link below to read the whole scene: