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    history. Gaius Julius Caesar was a man that made his mark on history time and time again. But Caesar is not alone in his fame, for Caesar lived in a time of great historical significance’s. A great many figures from history also inhabited this time period. Included among them was the great statesman Cicero, the first Roman emperor Augustus, Cleopatra VII queen of Egypt, and Caesar’s right hand man Marcus Antonius more commonly known as Mark Antony. The assassination of Caesar made a great impact…

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    Throughout time there have been many instances where a strong orator voices their opinion with power persuasive elements and lead to a drastic change, much like the case of Mark Antony in Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare. Before Antony gives his famous eulogy of his dead friend and future leader of Rome, Julius Caesar, Marcus Brutus gives his outlook on the situation first in front of a crowd of Romans. Brutus is also a close friend of Caesar but he believes that Caesar needed to die…

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    houses are set fire. Anarchy takes root as riots spread throughout the city while Antony orates passive aggressively at the forum. All of the conspirators are forced to flee the city, and Antony emerges victorious. Shakespeare was able to depict a marvelous leader who transcends time in Mark Antony within his play Julius Caesar. He is a character whose leadership qualities should always be able to unite nations. If Mark Antony was a world leader today, he would have handled 9/11 and the war in…

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    planned and carried out the assassination of Caesar and a close friend of Caesar, and Mark Antony, who was a high ranking official and also a close friend of Caesar. Both Brutus and Mark Antony had different views on the death of Julius Caesar and they hoped their orations would persuade the audience of Rome to agree with their point of view. But who will you ultimately agree with? Readers of Brutus’s and Mark Antony’s orations would be successfully persuaded by Brutus’s oration compared…

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    (3.2.16) Mark Antony proved to the crowd with logos- factual evidence- that killing Caesar just because he was ambitious was an awful case. Antony also gives times where Caesar has helped others like the poor. “ When the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept…” (3.2.19) Here, he uses another shift change to more of an emotional state (pathos) which lures the audience to Mark Antony’s side. “If any speak; for him I have offended. Who is so rude that would not be a Roman?” (3.2.20-21) Throughout…

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    smart or horrific? Cleopatra had a relationship with both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Her relationship with both these men were for political power while also falling in love. Cleopatra is a smart, intriguing women. She found herself attracting everyone's attention and having them bend to her will. Who found love in two men to gain political power in Egypt.The love Cleopatra had for both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony was quite real yet at first it was all to protect her and her kingdom.…

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    In William Shakespeare's play “ The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Brutus and Mark Antony both deliver speeches upon Caesar's death. Mark Antony uses the right rhetorical devices to win the crowd's affection and trust. Mark Antony's original intent appears to be to express his anger of the death of his friend. “ Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears” (3.2.75-109) he uses ethos here as he addresses the crowd as friends first establishing a sense of comfort and trust for his speech. Brutus’s…

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    In the Shakespearean play “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar”, Mark Antony’s speech, following the death of Julius Caesar, is more effective in persuading the audience than that of Brutus because Antony’s speech uses ethos and pathos to the audience in more substantial ways. After Antony begins to rile the crowds’ emotions, he exclaims, “I come not, friends, to steal away your hearts: / I am no orator, as Brutus is; / But, as you know me all, a plain blunt man” to emphasize that he is equal to those…

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    know, means “and you, Brutus?” or “you, too, Brutus?” In this essay I will be speaking on how I believe that Mark Antony had a better speech than Brutus, there are many reasons why, and I will go into greater detail in them, but for now, one of the main ideas on why it is a greater speech, which is the attention and response that he got from the crowd. One of the many reasons on why Antony had the greater speech compared to Brutus was how he did all he needed to do in the binds of…

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    enjoy. Since the conspirators decision to kill Caesar, Rome has been in a frantic spiral that seems to not be going away. Given that Caesar is dead, there is no set leader. So two men are competing for the position of leading Rome; Brutus and Mark Antony. They both gave speeches at Caesar 's funeral to get the people of Rome 's…

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