Mark Antony

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  • Rhetorical Analysis On Julius Caesar

    Caesar is a great leader because he cares about his subjects. During Caesar’s funeral oration, Mark Antony talks about Caesar’s care for those he rules. Antony describes Caesar as caring about everyone, not just the rich and powerful. Antony says, “ When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept.” Antony explains that Caesar is compassionate and commiserates even with those who have less. In addition, Antony uses the word wept to describe Caesar’s crying while he used the less powerful word,…

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  • The Noble Character Of Brutus In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

    “noble” is being used less and less in literature. Noble is commonly used to describe someone with high morals and great character. In the last lines of the play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, the character Mark Antony concludes about Brutus, “This was the noblest Roman of them all” (V.v. 74-81). Antony says this because Brutus was the only conspirator who acted for the good of Rome. Therefore, because Brutus acted for the sake of Rome rather than envy…

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  • Fate Of Antony And Brutus In William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

    of Rome. He said Caesar was too ambitious and that’s why they killed him. Antony also gave a speech, but said that Caesar wasn’t too ambitious and listed his reasons. The crowd believed Antony more than they believed Brutus. Therefore now the crowd wants all the conspirators killed. What is the fate of Antony, Octavius, Brutus, and Cassius? Well in the second scene of act IV we see that there is a talk between Antony and Octavius. They talk about many things in this conversation. At…

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  • Theme Of Honour In Julius Caesar

    In The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the outcome of a character’s actions is often dependent on human traits. These characteristics can significantly improve or degrade the character’s situation, and in Brutus’ case, his commitment to honour causes him more harm than good. Throughout the play, Brutus’ obsession with honour and the belief that others possess it leads him to make naïve decisions, misjudge the people of Rome, and overestimate the motives of his closest friends.…

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  • What Are True Friends In Julius Caesar

    he does it. Brutus then tries to convince the people of Rome that he did it for them during his speech at Caesar’s funeral and also invites a man named Mark Antony to ask as well. The people of Rome are very indecisive in their decision about if Caesar should have died. Even though Brutus is able to reach the people of Rome ethically, Antony does a better job stating the truth and establishing emotional connection with the people of Rome. Because Brutus was considered to be such a great…

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  • Compare And Contrast Cassius And Brutus

    flattery on him. This plays a major role in the play because if Decius could not convince Caesar to go to the Capitol, then the conspirators could not kill Caesar. A third example of persuasion in Julius Caesar is Antony’s speech to the commoners. Antony talks to the commoners and explains the honorable things that Julius Caesar did while he was alive, so they think that the killing of Caesar was unfair. This speech is what turns the commoners against the conspirators and is essentially the…

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  • Betrayal In Julius Caesar

    The most painful betrayal is that of a friend, especially after you’ve just been stabbed 23 times. William Shakespeare was a famous poet and playwright who wrote the play called “Julius Caesar”. It was based on true events although some scenes may have been altered. In said play, one of the more major characters was Marcus Brutus, a friend to Caesar and respected leader. His character was developed through his actions, words, and qualities such as being naive, his sense of nobility, and his…

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  • Heroes And Villains In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

    "With any good story, you need the adversary, the heroes and villains. You need a good mixture to make it work." - Phil Keogham William Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar, portrays the history of the assassination of Julius Caesar himself. Of course, you could simply just go and read about the assassination in a text book. There it would likely be more historically accurate, but why read a dull history text book when you could read (or watch) a compelling story with murder, love, conspiracy…

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  • Theme Of Revenge In Julius Caesar

    In the book Julius Caesar, act 3 scene 1, the lines 254- 275, spoken by Antony, a loyal friend of Caesar’s, is a foreshadowment of revenge for Caesar’s death. When the conspirators have left the Capitol and Antony is alone with Caesar 's dead body, he reveals his full intentions of what is about to come against the conspirators. In this piece, Antony begs pardon of Caesar’s dead body for having been nice to his murderers. He predicts that Caesar’s spirit will be ranging for revenge, and it will…

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  • Emotions In Julius Caesar And Antony's Speech

    feeling emotions because we can identify them. Words are the most powerful force available to humanity because we can choose what words to say depending on the situation. Antony’s speech at Caesar’s funeral was more effective than Brutus’ because Antony used genuine emotion to sway the crowd. Brutus’ speech rationalized Caesar’s murder by using logic and reasoning because he did not want the plebeians to turn on him. Therefore, he believed that he could persuade the crowd by using reasoning.…

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