Ethos Pathos Logos In Julius Caesar

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In William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, he uses rhetoric writing techniques and appeals, such as ethos, logos and pathos, to enhance the persuasive element of the monologues. Cassius persuades Brutus to overthrow Caesar while using logos throughout his monologue. Cassius proves Caesar competes with him by explaining to Brutus, with facts, that Caesar questioned him to, “Leap in with me into this angry flood and swim to yonder point” and prove how Caesar makes everything a competition with Cassius (Shakespeare 14-15). Cassius also wants to show Brutus that Caesar believes that he is a triumphant leader and can accomplish many battles from the past like, “Aeneas, our great ancestor, did the flames of Troy upon his shoulder the old Anchises bear,

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