Caesar's Funeral Speech

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Funeral Speech Showdown Most people have a friend or two that they love dearly, and would do nearly anything for. What happens whenever those friends betray you? In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Brutus and fellow conspirators kill Caesar for, what they feel is, the good of Rome. At Caesar’s funeral, two speeches are given. The first by one of the conspirators taking part in Caesar’s death, Brutus. The other by a friend of Caesar’s, Mark Antony. They both use the rhetorical devices logos, ethos, and pathos. Brutus uses the rhetorical devices to justify his actions, and Antony to not let Caesar’s death be in vain. Even though Brutus has a more poignant chapter of his funeral speech, Antony has him beat when it comes to the

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