But, where Antony’s was successful, Brutus’ eulogy wasn’t as much. Using all of the rhetorical appeals, but mainly pathos, Antony managed to persuade the people that get angry and rise up against the conspirators. Brutus’ speech, consisting mainly of logos and ethos, only spoke of how and why Caesar’s dead, then he made his audience stay and listen to Antony’s speech, expecting it to not manipulate the opinions of the people so easily. At the end of Brutus’ eulogy, the plebeians praise Brutus and say how alike he is to Caesar. He has to beg them to stay and listen to Antony’s eulogy.
He made the people of Rome feel bad for him, and they saw him as a good man who was loyal to Caesar. Brutus only had one thing going for him, which was he had helped to kill Caesar so that he could help Rome. The people of Rome of course, saw Brutus as the bad guy in this situation and did not believe he was loyal to Caesar. Although Antony uses tactics in his speech to make Brutus look like criminal for just marveling Caesar’s death. In my opinion I believe that Antony’s speech was more persuasive and believable than Brutus’.He made the crowd feel connected to Caesar and he caught the eye of the Roman people.
Influence Caesar was the man that had it all. Antony was his loyal friend. Brutus was an aspiring ruler and conspirator. In the play Julius Caesar, the way one speaks is key in understanding their intent and the influence it has on people. William “Shakespeare was very skeptical about democracy in the sense of rule by the majority, or direct rule by the people” (99).
However, Antony quickly averts the audience's thoughts. The people question why they had suddenly began to show hate towards Caesar when Antony says “you all did love him once, not without cause:/ What cause withholds you then, to mourn for him? (3.2.111-113)” Ambition is often mentioned throughout the play and has a deep role in the events that take place. Brutus tries extensively to make himself sound heroic in order to gain more honor. He continues by saying “as he was/ valiant, I honour him: but, as he was ambitious, I/ slew him (3.2.27-28).” Through these words he shows the people what he is capable of doing and how conflicts must be resolved.
the complete chaos ensures rhom may not look seem like a positive reaction to antony 's speech but it is in fact what he wants which is shown through soliloquy through the lack of almost no reaction to brutus logical and ineffective speech it is obvious that antony 's speech is more effective over the people of rome as speeches as a whole this shows that emotional appeal causes a much bigger reaction than logic and reason. Also showing the power of words and how they can turn people into believing
Julius Caesar is one such character of great authority and rule over the kingdom of Rome. “In using Julius Caesar as a central figure, Shakespeare is less interested in portraying a figure of legendary greatness than he is in creating a character who is consistent with the other aspects of his drama” (“Julius Caesar” Caesar). Though he is not widely liked he does have many faithful companions like Octavius or who Caesar thinks to be a close friend, Brutus. Caesar has many strengths and many weaknesses, but his greatest weakness is arrogance. This is proven many times throughout the book.
His use of logical appeals weakened his credibility because it seemed like he was putting the blame on other people instead of taking responsibility for his own actions. Through Brutus 's piece, he uses ethos appeals to build his argument as to why he did the heinous act of helping murder caesar. Two examples of how brutus used ethos appeals can be seen when caesar explains why he made the choice he did. “Not that I loved caesar less, but that I loved rome more.” (shakespeare,3,1) Another example of how brutus tried to use ethos to persuade the people of rome can be seen in stanza four. “Who is here so vile that
In Much Ado About Nothing, wit was the down fall to many of the characters, but it was also used to provide the audience with comedic relief. Beatrice‘s and Benedick’s pride in their cleverness, Claudio’s assumptions and gullibleness, and Dogberry’s lack or wit and intelligence lead to the misunderstandings and Discoveries throughout the play (Dennis 224). Dennis is saying that each character had a fatal flaw that Shakespeare highlighted by having something terrible or having something ironic happen to them. This shows how he used the elements and levels of wit to captivate the audience by leaving the characters blind to what was really going on. The audience knew the plan for Beatrice and Benedick, but their own confidence in their wit betrayed them.
In the tragedy, Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare.The powerful individuals in this play use rhetoric to control the people around them and cause these people to complete tasks they cannot,but these uses of rhetoric unleash a chaos that cannot be regressed with words. The insidious,not-so transparent character Antony unleashes chaos with his use of rhetoric because he causes commoners that are not very strong willed to kill an innocent man after he describes the good wholesome nature he has inside , another character’s use of rhetoric that unleashed chaos is a jealous fickle natured man Cassius causing an impressionable man Brutus to kill Caesar; Rome’s unjust ruler.When Cassius is speaking to Brutus in the hope of adding him to his group
Othello was one of Shakespeare’s most famous play that during the 17th century was repeatedly play due to the diversity of race and controversial emotions. Moreover, is great example of how Shakespeare was able to impersonate the strength and weakness of humans. Othello is nonetheless an excellent illustration of emotions build his character throughout the story. As the story begins we see Othello is a well respected diplomatic who seems strong and modest. During act III, Iago’s poisonous feelings start to manipulate Othello actions, but is not until act IV that it completely takes over him and in epilogue V is when Othello loses all his senses of reasoning that makes him do an outrageous deed at the end of Othello.