Brutus And Antony Rhetorical Analysis

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Brutus and Antony make speeches for Caesar’s Funeral and out of the two Antony is the stronger speaker. This is because he uses the rhetorical strategy Pathos and on example is the following quote, “He hath brought many captives home to Rome Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill...When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept...Yet Brutus says he was ambitious; And Brutus is an honourable man”(Act III, scene ii, line 1631-1632, 1634-1635, 1637-1638). Here, Antony has just started using Pathos by showing that Caesar did great things for Rom and that he knows how the people feel. The reason why it’s Pathos is because Antony makes Caesar seem relatable and that he cares about the people. Thus, making it appeal to the people emotions
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