The Tribunes In Julius Caesar Act 1

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Act 1 Scene 1 In plays, the type of language said by characters can have double or multiple meanings. Language can be interpreted to evaluate the main idea of a particular scene in a play. In Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare introduced a conflict in Act 1 Scene 1 through the use of language between the conversations of the commoners and the tribunes to indicate that not all are content with Caesar’s trip back home. To begin, the tribunes’ speech differs from the commoners’ because they are degrading and dehumanizing them. The tribunes perceive the commoners differently, based on class distinctions, education, and wealth. Having said that, they believe it’s alright to speak lowly towards them. For example, Falvius said, “Being mechanical,
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