Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger

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    The play “Julius Caesar” explained two men named Brutus and Antony who both presented speeches in front of their town with different meanings about the assassination of Caesar. Antony had to ask Brutus for permission to speak at Caesar’s funeral. His despairing emotion and speech drawed the crowds special attention. Antony speech does not show any praise of caesar but does show sympathy and memorable memories that caesar did for his town. This whole situation sums a complete catastrophe. If Caesar was still living he would not allow the citizens of his village have freedom and be enslaved. Antony’s speech was more effective because it gave a positive meaning to the citizens. He begin to express his emotions about Caesar and his thoughts…

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    In all of Roman history, perhaps one of the most influential men was that of Lucius Junius Brutus. At the pinnacle of his life, he was able to start a revolution that overthrew a monarchy and helped to establish what would become the most power land in the ancient world: Rome. Yet, despite his accomplishments, he has seen very little recognition compared to some Romans, like Julius Caesar. However, Brutus’s life should not be kept in the shadows. For this reason, I propose that a film dedicated…

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    Livy's Ab Urbe Condita

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    On a surface level, it is almost too easy to come to the conclusion that women in the ancient world were socially repressed. For example, in the Roman republic, women were not granted the ability to vote and constantly lived under the will of their pater familias. However, this does not imply that the matrona, female head of household, did not hold a respected position in society. On the contrary, Roman society did have a great respect for the values of pietas and pudicitia, a woman’s commitment…

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    Lucretia Mott, formerly known as Lucretia Coffin, was born to Thomas Coffin Jr. and Anna Folger on January third, 1793 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. For the daughter of a Sea Captain and a Shoemaker, she grew up beyond expectations. Mott was one of history’s great female role models. She was an Abolitionist, Quaker, Women's Rights Activist, Social Reformer, and an overall strong and inspired woman. Throughout her life Mott lead by example and headed many expeditions of freedom, weather that was…

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    which are used to lead the crowd to hunting down Brutus and the other assasssins the killed Caesar. Antony, in his speech, mentioned several logical examples to remind the gathered crowd of the effective and compassionate ruler Caesar was, in order to turn them in his favour. In the middle of his speech, after calling Brutus and the assassins honourable men for killing the ambitious Caesar, he…

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    Julius rose to his greatness and Cassius was bent on bringing him down from it. Although Cassius had his reason for wanting Caesar to step down he did not need to do it in the way he chose. There was no need for Cassius to persuade Brutus into betraying his best friend. Humans tend to destroy what they can’t have because they’re jealous and feel the need that if they can’t have it then no one can. In society today we still show the effects of the horrid trait that humans carry and that we named…

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    Marcus Brutus plays an important role throughout “Julius Caesar”. The main conflict in “Julius Caesar” is regarding Brutus and the choices that he makes. In his plays, William Shakespeare has set up an intricate model of a “tragic hero”. A tragic hero is a person who is usually of noble birth that suffers a catastrophe. William Shakespeare uses traditional elements to portray these tragic heroes, and he uses new ideas as well to make his more complex. To contribute to the catastrophe that he…

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    reminds us how easily and completely an audience can be both won and lost in terms of persuasion. In the few early scenes we are able to see Cassius promoting his own views upon Brutus. He starts off undertaking the manipulation…

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    Brutus Betrayer Analysis

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    on whether Brutus was a patriot or a betrayer. Although, this is an opinionated question, your answer comes from an opinion also. I found my opinion within his actions. His actions speak louder than words, therefore I was able to hear him loud and clear. I followed and gathered why he did what he did, and in return, determined whether I agreed or not. I did not agree, Brutus was a betrayer. Brutus was a betrayer and his bad actions outweighed his good ones. Yes, some may believe he did what he…

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    subliminal persuasion and manipulation is used to sway the Roman people in his favor. The loyal friend of Caesar appeared to be supportive of the conspirators, but his devotion to the true king never wavered. While he praised the conspirators for being “such honorable men”, Antony admitted how he grieved for his friend. He utilized paralipsis in his cajolery, stating that “I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke, / But here I am to speak what I do know.” In addition to denying his vendetta…

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