William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar" contains a pun in which a cobbler plays with the implied double meaning of the word "soles," which is a homophone for "souls." This line of dialogue appears in Act 1, Scene 1 of... More » Art & Literature Literature Classics

An example of an appositive is: my brother, Jeff, is outside. Jeff is the appositive. Appositives are nouns or noun phrases that are located next to another noun and are used to identify or describe the noun. More » Education

Some examples of homophone pairs include ate and eight, blue and blew, and hour and our. Homophones are two words that sound identical, but have different meanings and different spellings. Homophones composed of multiple... More » Education
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In William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar," Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, begs him to stay home because she dreamed of his murder. At this point in the play, Act 2, Scene 2, Brutus and other Roman senators have decided to... More » Art & Literature Literature Classics

Act 1 of William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar" introduces the major themes and characters of the play by showing Caesar's ambition and the machinations of the conspirators. The first scene displays the Romans' love ... More » Art & Literature Literature Classics