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Examples Of Mark Anthony Speech In Julius Caesar

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In Shakespeare's play The tragedy of Julius Caesar after Caesar was slain by the conspirators, at his funeral Brutus and Mark Anthony both gave a speech about Caesars' brutal death and how they public should react to it. Brutus, being the smart man he is was using a lot of logos in is speech to win the crows over and to justify what has happened. While on the other hand Mark Anthony was using a lot a pathos to get the crowd on his side to get them to read his will. Brutus's speech was packed full of logos which made him seem more credible. During his speech he said "Had you rather Caesar living and die all slaves?" This is telling everyone that if Caesar was to have gained that power that all of them would have probably been slaves because of the tyrant that Caesar would've been. It also lets everyone know what type of person Caesar really was. Brutus also stated "his glory not extenuated, where in he was worthy, nor his offences enforced, for which he suffered death." Which is stating how Brutus knew he had to kill Caesar and was at peace with it. Brutus's speech was seen by the crowd as really good and won some people over to his …show more content…

When he started his speech he said "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him". In this first sentence it is already showing how he is relating to all of the people in Rome with the words he chose. He is calling everyone to listen to him and how he knows that he killed Caesar and doesn't praise him. During the middle of his speech he recalls back to when Caesar was offered the crown,"I thrice presented him a kingly crown, which he did thrice refuse". He is reminding everyone that Caesar didn't want to be king at first and that he was disrespectful to the crown. Mark Antony's speech got the crowd feeling angry towards Caesar which made the forget that he had murdered

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