Final exam persuasive writing,MLA format, and Julius Caesar
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List seven forms of persuasive writing
7. Persuasive essays
What are the six components of a persuasive essay and explain each component
1. Lead/hook- captures the readers attention
2. Thesis- states writers assertion about the topic
3. Counter argument- respond to readers concerns and objection
4. Supporting argument- convinces the reader that the thesis is correct
5. conclusion- restates the thesis
List six different types of hooks that entice readers
5. Alliterative phrase
What is a thesis, and why is it imperative to any well-written essay?
One sentence that states your assertion about a topic and hooks the reader
How can the author of an essay keep the reader engaged?
Using a good hook
What must the three. Arguments of a persuasive essay appeal to?
1. Logical appeal
2. Ethical appeal
3. Emotional appeal
What is the proper size and font for a MLA essay?
Times new roman, font size 12
Write the proper heading of an MLA essay.
Line 1: name
Line 2: instructors name
Line 3: class
Line 4: date
What is the spacing of an MLA essay?
How should the header be set up of an MLA essay?
Top left margin
Write the correct way to cite the following source in a Work Cited page.
Author- Ayn Rand and Leonard Peikoff
Year published- 1995
Book title- Anthem
Publishing city- New York
Rand, Ayn and Peikoff, Leonard. Anthem(underline title). New York: -------Signet , 1995
Write the correct way to cite this book in an essay that only has one source. The page number you want to cite from is page 21.
Is it appropriate to use a question or a quotation to begin a body paragraph of an essay? Why or why not?
No, start with a topic sentence
What type of sentence must begin each body paragraph?
What type of sentence must conclude each body paragraph?
What is the point of an introductory paragraph of an essay?
Inform the readers about the subject
What is the point of a concluding paragraph of an essay?
Wraps things up
At the beginning of Julius Caesar, who had Julius Caesar defeated?
What did Flavius and Marullus do and what happened to them as a result of their action?
They tore down decoration and were killed of exiled as a result
What is the Soothsayer's warning to Caesar?
Beware the Ides of March
What feast is being celebrated in the beginning of Julius Caesar?
Feast of Lupercal
How does Caesar describe Cassius?
A lean and Hungary man
Who delivers Cassius' forged letters to Brutus?
What are Caesar's weaknesses?
Epileptic, physically weak, deaf in left ear, unable to separate public and personal life, ambitious, and too trusting
How does Casca view the storm?
Disorder in nature=disorder in society
Why does Caius Ligarius join the conspirators?
He holds a grudge against Caesar
What does Brutus struggle with throughout the first Act and part of the second act?
Whether of not to join the conspirators
Why did Brutus decide to join the conspiracy?
For the good of Rome
Who does Cassius want to kill in addition to Caesar?
How do Cassius's motives differ from Brutus's in each man's involvement in the conspiracy?
Cassius doesn't like Caesar and Brutus does it for the good of Rome
What three changes does Brutus make to the initial plan to kill Caesar, and why does he make each change?
No killing Antony- not a threat without Caesar and don't want to look like murderers
no oath- more evidence to make them look like murderers
no cicero- wouldn't have followed directions and wanted to keep the group small
Why is Portia upset with Brutus in the beginning of Act II, and how does she prove her loyalty to him?
He doesn't confide to her, she stabs herself
Why does Calpurnia insist that Caesar stay home? How does her behavior differ from her normal behavior/ beliefs?
She had a dream foreshadowing Caesar's death. She normally doesn't believe in omens
Who reinterprets Calpurnia's dream in attempts to persuade Caesar to go to the Capitol?
Why does Caesar change his mind about going to the Capitol?
Decius tell him that the senate is going to offer Caesar the crown
Who is Artemidorus, and what information is in his note?
Teacher; tells of the conspirators and their plan
What does Metellus Cimber ask of Caesar and why?
Pardon his brother who had been exiled
Who is the first to stab Caesar?
Who is the last to stab Caesar?
What words did the first person to stab Caesar say, and what did those words mean?
"Speak hands for me" means let my hands do the talking
What were Caesar's final words, and what did they mean?
"Et, tu, Brute" means and you Brutus
What was Brutus's reason for killing Caesar?
Loved Rome more than Caesar
Who are the three members of the 2nd triumvirate?
Octavius, Antony, and Lepidus
What was the message of Caesar's ghost when he visited Brutus at Sardis?
He will see Brutus in Philippi
Why does Cassius think the battle is doomed?
Birds circling overhead
How does Cassius misinterpret the battle?
Thinks enemy has surrounded Titinius
How does Cassius end his life?
Kills himself with dagger
Who lies in order to save Brutus?
Where has Brutus seen Caesar's ghost
Sardis and Philippi
What happens to Brutus? What does Antony say about him?
Kills himself while strato held to sword; says he died honorably and is the "Nobelist man in Rome"
What philosophy does Cassius subscribe to ? Explain the philosophy.
Epicureanism- mental pleasure was regarded more highly the physical and the ultimate pleasure was held to be freedom from anxiety and mental pain
Who is the Roman God of fertility and how is it connected to the play
Lupercus- they were celebrating the feast of Lupercal
Who holds the sword so Brutus can fall on it?
Who stabs Cassius at his command?
Who kills himself when he sees Cassius's corpse?
What is the metrical pattern of the play?
What is the city of Shakespeare's birth?
who plants the forged letters in Brutus's house?
Where is Brutus when Caesar's ghost appears to him?
Who offers Caesar the drown three times?
How does Caesar respond when someone offers him the crown three times?
Which conspirator reported that fire was dropping from the sky?
Caesar says that if he were able to fear any man, he would fear whom?
Who authored the history book that Shakespeare used as a reference while writing this play?
Who compares Lepidus to a horse?
Brutus compared whom to a serpent's egg?
What is the plebians' tragic flaw?
What is Brutus' tragic flaw?
Poor judge of character
What is Caesar's tragic flaw?
Who is the poet who died because he has the same name as a conspirator?
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