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Addressing Self as 2nd Or 3rd Person
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1907  Wednesday, 1 October 2003

From:           Mari Bonomi <
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Date:           Tuesday, 30 Sep 2003 08:45:02 -0400
Subject: 14.1892 Addressing Self as 2nd Or 3rd Person
Comment:        RE: SHK 14.1892 Addressing Self as 2nd Or 3rd Person

Just a simple observation about Julius Caesar the man (not the play or
the character)-- his commentaries on his battles were all written in
third person.  I think it's a pretty safe bet that Shakespeare knew at
least The Gallic Wars.

Mari Bonomi

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