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    Antony's use of the three forms of persuasion was more effective than Brutus's. Antony's use of ethos, pathos, and logos is able to convince the people that he is correct. Brutus manages to convince people shortly in his speech that he is right, but in the end Antony wins. In the beginning of Brutus's speech he states "Believe me for mine honor, and have respect to mine honor that you may believe."(III:14-15). He hopes the people will think he is more trustworthy using ethos. Antony also uses…

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    Caesar, the emperor of Rome, stammers his last words, “E tu Brutii?” as Brutus, the man he loves like a son, kills him by stabbing him in the groin. Julius Caesar was a Roman hero. Caesar created jobs, supplied, grain to the Romans, governed efficiently, kept the city of Rome clean, and was worshipped by the Roman people. Due to the great deeds he did for Rome and its people, many were devastated by his death. The Romans loved Caesar because he kept the city’s sanitation under control and…

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    Rome was wildly known for their success, but what was the reason they were so successful? Rome’s political institutions have a lot to with the great success and expansion and the ability to control so many territories. I feel the separation of power, the location and the desire for expansion is the reason for the great success in the Roman Empire. I will look at the Primary Source, The Roman Constitution by Polybius, The visual source of The Geographic and Cultural Environment. Rome had a…

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    Julius Caesar Quotes

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    The famous metaphorical term “you back-stabber” has been developed from the famous scene in Julius Caesar. Being called a “back-stabber” means that one has gone behind the other person’s back and was disloyal to him/her. In the well known scene from the Shakespearian play, Brutus literally stabs Caesar in the back, showing his disloyalty as a friend. Throughout the play, loyalty and honor is discussed and is also used to describe some of the characters. However, some of the descriptions of the…

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    Julius Caesar Rhetoric

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    Julius Caesar, the to be king of Rome, has been slain by Brutus and others. Brutus, one man who spoke out, was a charismatic man who was a friend of Caesar. Antony, the other man who spoke out, was Caesar best friend and follower (like a dog). Once Caesar was slain Rome went into a panic and needed guidance after such a tragedy. Brutus appealed to the people of Rome through both ethos and logos. Brutus wanted them to hear him out after him slaying their to be leader. They needed a leader for…

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    4.04 I. Introduction Topic of argument: The story Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare is a story built on lies, deception, and betrayal. The character Brutus, however, did not contribute to the slew of treachery, but instead was a heroic savior of Rome. Claim: Brutus was a vigilant patriot who only sought Rome’s best interest through killing a potential power hungry ruler. Counterclaim: However, some claim that Brutus was someone who only betrayed his best friend for his own personal ambitions.…

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    Are all people in leadership positions morally correct? In the play, the tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare the great and powerful Julius Caesar was killed by his best friend and his band of misfit senators in the senate-house. Even though Caesar did many good deeds for Rome, he had many flaws, so it is easy to understand why the conspirators killed him. Although Caesar is a good leader, his contributions to his own death are arrogant naivety and vengefulness. of the few negative…

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    Why was Antony’s speech better that Brutus’s? Antony’s speech was better because it focused more on Emotion (Pathos) which is more appealing to human nature, rather than Brutus’s appeal to logic (Logos) and trust (Ethos). Even though they both use rhetoric there is a lot of differences and similarities in their speeches. Still one triumphs over the other and persuades the Roman people to riot and plot against the Conspirators. Brutus allowed this to happen by leaving and allowing Antony to speak…

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    Cassius told me he fears that our conspiracy has been discovered. Cassius also says if we ever are discovered he will slay himself. I tell him “be constant Popilius Lena speaks not of our purposes.” Cinna tells Casca he will be first to stab Caesar, then Caesar walks in and seats himself on his high senate chair. After Caesar seats himself Metellus walks over to Caesar and begs for enfranchisement of his brother. Then I ask Caesar that thee “Publius Cimber may have an immediate freedom of repeal…

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    Rising above all places with strength and large amounts of conquered land, is Rome . The once sturdy place of Rome , fell due to various reasons. What were some primary reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire? Political Instability as well as civic and economic decay caused the fall of the Roman Empire. Although both of those helped aid the fall for Rome the main cause for the fall was the military mistakes. The third most important reason that led Rome to its fall was political…

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