Caesar most likely would have become one of the most prosperous leaders of Rome. If Antony was also killed like Cassius wanted I believe Cassius would have started a rise to power that would lead to everything he said he was trying to prevent. Overall Cassius did more bad then good he manipulated his friends, allies he killed someone he said he loved, he lied to get revenge, and he killed out of greed. Brutus said he asked for money from Cassius to pay for his troops when you are about to go to war you do not help pay for an allies troops when they need it. You also don’t lash out and say you are better than your ally when you should be planning for the pressing battle.
Brutus' decision to stab Caesar in the back wasn't an easy one. He has to choose between his loyalty to the Roman Republic and his loyalty to his friend. Seems like he could be heading toward tyrant status. Brutus says he killed Caesar because he loved Rome more than he loved Caesar. Based on examples in The Tragedy of Julius
Brutus uses pathos in order to pull on the emotions of the crowd, so many of the people can believe that killing Caesar was the right thing to do. “Had you rather Caesar were living and die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead,to live all free men?” As Brutus says this in his speech he is trying to appeal to the emotions of the people who don’t agree with killing Caesar. When he says this he wants to make it sound as if it would be Roman-like to kill him, which could gain the attention of some of the crowd. “Who here is so vile that will not love his country?” When Brutus says this it is in order to appeal to the audiences nationalism. He wants to have it seem like in order for someone to have pride in their country, they must agree with killing
Is it justified to kill someone because they have gained too much power and are going to use it for the worse? Brutus has a very bad circumstance on his hands, he can kill Caesar and possibly be executed for his actions or he can let Caesar become king and watch Rome fall. There are many reasons why Brutus should and should not join the conspiracy. Brutus says, “I know no personal reason to spurn at him But for the general.” (II,i,11). Lucius Junius Brutus one of Brutus’ ancestor that turned Rome into a republic.
Sydney Stone Mrs. Paul English 10A 16 October 2017 Rhetorical Analysis Essay William Shakespeare, a very famous writer, tells the story of Julius Caesar. In his play, Marc Antony delivers a powerful speech that uses many different rhetorical devices, appeals, and different styles of writing. Some of these include repetition, rhetorical questions, pathos, logos, ethos, and diction. These help enhance Marc Antony’s speech by persuading the audience towards considering that Caesar was a good man. Marc Antony gives his speech at Caesar’s funeral to the citizens of Rome.
“This was the noblest Roman of them all…‘This was a man!’” (V, v, 68-75). In one of William Shakespeare 's most renowned plays, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, a nobleman by the name of Marcus Brutus is highly respected by his fellow “Romans, countrymen, and lovers” of Rome, including his adversary, Antony (III, ii, 13). Throughout this tragedy, Brutus in his admired state has the most considerable effect of any character on the play and advancement of the plot. This admiration is demonstrated several times in which Brutus is highly regarded among his numerous comrades, including the common people of Rome, a very intelligent man by the name of Gaius Cassius, and a man of very high rank in Julius Caesar. Due to Brutus’ noble and unfeigned reputation throughout Rome, these qualities make him the most eminent character in the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.
2. 257-276). He was emotionally torn between his love for Caesar and his love for the people. On one hand he and Caesar were great friends and killing him would be morally wrong to Brutus. But Brutus’ "ancestor, Lucius Junius Brutus drove out the last of the ancient kings of Rome and founded the Roman Republic” (JC.
Through the entirety of their speeches Brutus and Antony had two main rhetoric styles of talking to the Plebeians: Logos and Pathos. Brutus appealed to the logical, logos side of the Plebeians by giving them justification on why caesar had to be killed. Brutis states, “Who is here so vile that will not love his country?... The question of his death is enrolled in the Capitol. His glory not extenuated wherein he was worthy, nor his offenses enforced for which he suffered death” (3 ii 32-33, 37-40) By using Logos he is asking people: Who wouldn’t stand up for their country?
Brutus was a man who honestly believed that by killing Julius Caesar he was doing right by the people of Rome. Brutus ' speech show that his loyalty is given first to Rome then to his close friends. He is justifying the death of Julius Caesar. He used ethics to persuade the audience that killing Caesar is the right thing to do because it
Brutus explains how they must kill Caesar to stop him from making Rome a dictatorship. HE also says that they cannot kill Mark Atony or they will look like they are stone hard killers to the community instead of them wanting to look like hero’s. This is what Caesar said to Brutus as he stabbed him which lead to his death. Brutus was one of Caesars beast friend and when he betrayed Caesar it was even bigger of a deal This shows that Brutus thinks that the god of Rome and its people are more important than his relationship with Caesar, and also that killing Caesar was for the greater good This is when Brutus says that he would die for Rome of it meant that it would be in a better and the community was happier This is when Brutus sees