Puns in Julius Caesar


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What is a pun?

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1. Why does the cobbler tell the tribunes that he can mend their soles?

2. Which of the following is an example of a pun?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Get ready to gauge your understanding of the use of puns in Julius Caesar with this quiz and worksheet. You will need to answer questions that deal with general and specific information about puns.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Access this quiz when you're ready to test what you know about:

  • General examples of puns
  • Puns used in Julius Caesar
  • The function of puns

Skills Practiced

The practice questions in this quiz can help you work on these study skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define puns
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the cobbler tells the tribunes
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the cobbler's feelings toward the tribunes and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can easily learn more about this topic by studying the lesson associated with this quiz, titled Puns in Julius Caesar. We specifically crafted this lesson in order to help you increase your understanding of:

  • Specific puns throughout the play
  • What these puns tell us about the characters
  • Different emotions conveyed by the puns