Ethos Pathos And Logos In Julius Caesar Rhetorical Analysis

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Throughout Antony’s monologues, he is trying to nonchalantly convince the crowd of people of the conspirators wrong doings to Caesar. Antony uses many methods such as logos and pathos. Using logos, Antony makes the crowd remember exactly how Caesar was towards them and the way Caesar felt about them. Antony uses pathos to appeal to the crowds emotions about how the conspirators killed Caesar. Antony does this to get the crowd away from how Brutus left them, so he does that by using logos and pathos. Antony uses logos in his first monologue, because Brutus had just left the crowd very hostile towards Caesar. Earlier, Brutus had described Caesar as "ambitious," which Antony is trying to prove Brutus' statement wrong. In the first monologue, Antony says “He hath brought many captives home to Rome/ Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill:/… When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept:/… I thrice presented him a kingly crown,/ Which he did thrice refuse” (lines 89-90,92,97-98). Antony says all these things about Caesar that …show more content…

Since Antony has the crowd back on his side and not Brutus’, Antony wants the crowd to have pity towards what the conspirators did to Caesar. In line 170, Antony says, “If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.” Antony also talks about how treasurous Caesar’s mantle was to him and how he remembered the first day he put it on, which was the day he overcame the Nervii ( lines 172-174). Antony also appeals to the crowds emotions by him saying “ Look, in this place ran Cassius’ dagger through:/ See what a rent the envious Casca made:/ Through this the well-beloved Brutus stabb’d;/” ( lines 175-178). Antony shows the marks in Caesar’s mantle and names the names of the conspirators who stabbed him while showing the marks. Although Antony doesn’t know exactly where Caesar was stabbed by who, he says the names of the men to let the people know of which men did stab and kill

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