This has shown that if one can be manipulated too easily, it can cause for some serious problems and consequences. Brutus is such an easy example because his devout loyalty to Rome and the simple fact that he would do anything for Rome leaves him open to numerous chances of manipulation. Shakespeare then proceeds to use Caesar to show that someone high and mighty can sometimes get so caught up in everything, and themselves, that they do not see the consequences of their actions and choose to believe and not believe what they want. The Romans are then the epitome of being easily manipulated. Manipulation is everywhere; it is a part of everyone 's lives and always will
Throughout his speech Antony used epistrophe to persuade the crowd to be on his side. The epistrophe used throughout was, “and Brutus is an honorable man” (III,ii). At the beginning of his speech the epistrophe Antony used seemed to be true. Further on in the story the people's thoughts about Brutus drastically changed. At first they thought he was honorable, but now they were not so sure.
This questioning that is done by Caesar enables Decius to easily manipulate Caesar into accomplishing his goal. Decius also uses Caesar’s ego in order to convince him to go to the Senate House; Decius claims, “If Caesar hide himself, shall they not whisper, / ‘Lo, Caesar is afraid’? / Pardon me, Caesar, for my dear dear love / To your proceeding bids me tell you this” (II.ii.104-107). Mentioning the fact that the senators may question Caesar’s credibility and bravery, immediately makes a large impact in favor of Decius. With a troubled Caesar, Decius is able to make him bend to his will with ease, and ultimately accomplishes his task of getting Caesar to the Senate
Antony is using physical evidence, in the form of a will ‘created’ by Caesar, to sway the Romans to his side and even though the evidence is fake, it still is evidence to the people and is making the them ponder how someone who is said to be ambitious could be so generous therefore fostering a reason for the Romans to stir themselves up to mutiny. Antony is using direct evidence so that the plebeians, who are simple people, have an observable object that they can see so they have physical proof of Caesar’s goodness therefore proving that Antony’s usage of logos is the most effective reversing the intense hatred the had against Caesar to an absolute devotion to
“What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.” In Julius Caesar, Antony puts the words of his beloved belated leader into action, utilizing an amalgamation of techniques to incite an otherwise ambivalent crowd against the conspirators. His masterful rhetoric allows him to capitalize on the opportunity presented to him by Brutus. Accordingly, the three modes of persuasion construct an unequivocal path for the public to follow: ethos provides them a reason to listen; logos offers a rationale to distrust the conspirators; pathos ignites the fire for war. Initially, Antony employs ethos to garner the attention of the proletariat. Rather than portraying himself as a superior ethical authority, he looks to depict himself as one of the people.
Generally, when people get their way with others, they do it with words, want others to agree with their point of view, give them what they want, or do what they ask. Such people make choices based on emotional appeals, and logical tricks to set themselves up as well as becoming someone else’s interest. Powerful words are used as a tool to mislead and deceive even the most intelligent men in this tragic drama of Julius Caesar. For example, Cassius is able to persuade Brutus to turn on his best friend, Caesar. Cassius' ambition is to turn Brutus' view of Caesar a full 180 degrees.
Within Antony’s speech to the Romans he uses anaphoric text to spike a whirl of rage towards Brutus. Repeatedly Antony states “Brutus is an honorable man” emphatically for the duration of his speech to contradict Brutus’s nobility ( March Antony, Lines 83,88,95 ). Before Antony begins his speech he is approached by the Romans with comments to not speak bad on Brutus’s name, which is why he utilized the anaphora to repeat that Brutus is an honorable man therefore allowing him to gain the Romans trust to speak. Antony does not say these lines truthfully but sarcastically to make the people of Rome feel furious against Brutus for taking Caesar to his mortal death. Antony states that Brutus killed Caesar after making a deceitful impeachment of ambition; making Brutus not an honorable man.
Brutus’ and Antony’s speeches to the Roman people and how it influenced the rest of the play and characters. This will explain whether they used rhetorical devices and because how they used them lead to how the play ended. Brutus used logos and pathos to show the people of Rome that Caesar was an ambitious ruler. For example, Brutus asks the crowd, “Had you rather Caesar were living and die all slaves, than that Caesar
Throughout the story, Brutus was one of the few characters that understood the way power could change a man. He feared that Caesar would become a tyrant with all his new power and that Rome would suffer from his rule. He states this multiple times in the story. During Caesar’s funeral, Brutus states “Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more,” (JC 3.2.23). It is clear to see here that Brutus was justified in killing Caesar because his intentions are good.
Ensuring that the point got across, revolutionary speeches were powerfully persuasive, had great use of figurative language, and had great truth to them. The speeches we have read and heard today are all a product of those amazing, articulate speeches that shaped America. All great speeches share a common goal and that is to persuade their audience. However, the authors of these speeches had to use lots of figurative language to create images a more clearer understanding of the topic.
Along with the fact that the right to bear Arms is a part of the Constitution, there are many people who own guns and are able to use the responsibly. It is important not to punish those who have done nothing wrong for the actions of a few, meaning that the ideas of a majority party come into play. Even though there are many people that are in support of eliminating guns all together, there are also people on the other extreme side of the spectrum. They want to remove any restrictions on guns all together, and have many reasons to support this belief. Because there are so many differing opinions on how to handle the gun violence issue that has risen, there must be a compromised solution that both allows for gun violence to decrease, and for the Second Amendment to be followed.
The people that oppose guns do not understand the facts. Gun control laws are very strict. There are only certain guns that are legal. The places that are generally under attack are gun free zones. The criminals and psychos know where they can do the most harm.