Brutus Ethos In Julius Caesar

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Speeches can be a very powerful tool for convincing people. This is demonstrated in William Shakespeare’s play: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, where Brutus is giving a funeral speech to the people of Rome. He was able to convince the people using a mixture of ethos, logos, and pathos. There was, however, a weakness in his logos. Even though he had a weakness, it proves how speeches are powerful tools for persuasion. Brutus had many things that made his speech effective; one of those things is his ethos. His reputation with the people is very positive, and he is very kind to them. They love him so much that they assume that the Great Brutus would never do anything bad for Rome. Brutus says “Believe me for mine honor, and have respect for mine

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