A STYLISTIC READING OF SHAKESPEARE’S JULIUS CAESAR

Ifeoma Abana, Queen U. Njemanze

Abstract


Throughout history, man has continued to search for meaning in life, trying to comprehend both his world and himself better. Consequently, the human mind has consistently expressed itself in various forms in order to articulate nature more correctly. This stylistic study of Julius Caesar investigates the text from the framework of the reader-response theory and how, besides the text’s ‘constraints’ and reader’s ‘inadequacies’ of the second language user, a fuller interpretation of the text is achievable through a study of its graph logical, syntactic, phonological, and pragmatic features


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