Analyzing Brutus's Speech

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Moments before Julius Caesar was to be crowned the king of Rome he was brutally murdered by Brutus and other conspirators. Brutus stepped forward to make a speech about Caesar’s death and Marc Antony, Caesar’s best friend, also made a speech about it. Brutus’s speech used a lot of ethos and logos meaning he used logic and appealed to the citizens beliefs and how their economy functioned. He spoke about how much he loved Caesar and how he only killed him to show that having a king in Rome would only worsen society and he would turn against his people to make them his slaves. Brutus believed that having a king would also be going against everything he knew since Rome was independent. Antony made his speech mainly about Brutus and how he is a
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