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

Homographs are at least two words that are spelled exactly the same but have different meanings and sometimes different pronunciations, such as "moped," the past tense of mope or a type of motorbike. Another example is t... More » Education

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
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One example of a soliloquy in William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar" is found in Act II Scene 1 in lines 10 through 34. It is delivered by the character Brutus, one of the key conspirators in Caesar's death. More » Art & Literature Literature Classics

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