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386.....Pericles' Funeral Oration by Rex Warmer

386.....In the speech of Pericles" Funeral Oration please give three examples of powerful language?

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On the importance of politics,

“Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you."

Strong use of personification,

“Wait for that wisest of all counselores, Time.”

A call to action for an ideal,

“Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.”