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    Mark Antony’s situated precariously giving funeral speech in Act III, where he’s unable to publicly announce his bitter contempt (revealed to the play’s audience in the previous scene). Mark Antony adopts a subtle approach using subterfuge expertly tailored to the plebeians. The critical characteristic of the audience, around which Antony formulates his speech, is the fact they view Brutus with great respect and feel indebted to him for freeing them of an allegedly tyrannical king. Antony achieves his goal of “fierce civil strife” through integration of subtle techniques and indirect methods of communication persuading the plebeians to draw conclusions synonymous with his own. Antony’s oration begins with an argumentum ad populum; establishing…

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    Fabio Payano Mr.Alston History 10-4 11-15-15 Mark Antony Mark Antony Roman politician and general.Mark Antony was an ally of Julius Caesar and the main rival of his successor Octavian. The passing of power between the three men led to Rome's transition from a republic to an empire. Antony's romantic and political alliance with Egyptian queen Cleopatra caused his downfall. Marcus Antonius (Mark Antony) is best known as the Roman general who was a lover of Cleopatra. Mark Antony's first…

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    After the death of Julius Caesar, both Brutus and Mark Antony spoke to the public. Mark Antony who wasn't part of Julius Caesar death want to describe of the significance of Caesar. However, Brutus is a conspirator who kill Caesar, fears the speech Mark Antony might give, tells the public that he kill Caesar for them(people). Both speeches leave the audience to decide whether to choose Antony side or Brutus. Both speeches explain Caesar death in a similar way and different and how they truly…

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    During 41 B.C., Mark Antony came into Cleopatra VII's life. Mark Antony was Cleopatra's next choice as an ally (Bell). Dressed like a goddess, Cleopatra arrived on a boat in Antony's presence. She came to Antony because he wanted an explanation to who Cleopatra had been helping. To ease the tension, Cleopatra dressed very fancy and become irresistible (Bell). Antony came to Egypt with Cleopatra to be together with her. Together, the two had three kids, became powerful, and wealthy (Bell).…

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    Brutus and Mark Antony were both friends or allies of Caesar. They both spoke at his funeral and while both speech's were similar they had their differences. Brutus' speech on one hand, was driven by logic and reason. While Antony's speech was driven by emotions and to make the crowd feel something and sympathize with him. Brutus' intention was to persuade the audience that the killing of Caesar was a necessary thing while Antony was trying to cause riot among the people and show them how…

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    HR 5/3/17 Mark Antony Early Career Born in Rome in 83 B.C., Mark Antony was born into a famous household. Mark Antony’s father and grandfather were well-known; his father for commanding the fight against the pirates in the Mediterranean, and his grandfather for being an astonishing public speaker. Julia, Antony’s mother was a cousin to Julius Caesar (“Antony Biography”). After his young ages, Antony was sent east as an officer in the cavalry. As officer, he won strategic victories in Palestine…

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    “Brutus is an honorable man.” (Act 3, Scene 2). Mark Antony as well as Brutus both used very convincing techniques to sway in their favor. Mark Antony did have a better way with words, as we would say. He had a more respectable tone as well as diction. Antony also had a strong use of propaganda, which is repetition. Lastly, he had a strong pathos base, which usually has a very good way of persuading others. The first strong base Antony used was the use of ethos, logos and pathos. He used ethos…

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    Mark Antony: A True Hero

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    Notwithstanding the greatness of his loyalty, Mark Antony displays many other indications of being a hero, an example of such being his favor in the eyes of the Roman people. The people of Rome chose to side with Antony over Brutus, when each character gave their funeral speeches after the death of Caesar. Brutus gave to the people his reasoning for killing Caesar, yet Antony only praised his deceased friend and never once tried to directly disprove the conspirator’s word. As Antony’s speech…

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    Mark Antony and Cleopatra: Mark Antony was born into a well-known family unlike Julius Caesar (Foss pg. 118). Like Cleopatra Mark Antony was a well-educated man he studied public speaking (Foss pg. 118). Knowing where he wanted to go in his career he kept close to Julius Caesar becoming an ally (Foss pg. 125). Antony was second hand to Julius Caesar during the battle against Pompey and was appointed consul which would later save his life after the death of Julius Caesar (Foss pg. 125). If it…

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    Mark Antony's Secret Weapon “Friends Romans countrymen Lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.” That was Mark Antony’s (a character and one of the main antagonist in William Shakespeare's tragedy Julius Caesar) first statement in his speech that completely turned a weeping mourning crowd into an angry mob. This crowd had just heard that news that their beloved leader Julius Caesar had been put to death. Brutus (a main protagonist in the tragedy) had spoke before Mark…

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