This certainly gives the movie more trustworthiness because its easier for the spectators trust the previous trainers opinion, because they are sharing their experience. in Julius Caesar, during Mark Antonys speech, his first line of the speech is the most persuasive in the usage of ethos “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears!” This shows how he demands to tell the people of Rome in a hospitable way. Moreover, there was usage of rhetorical irony when Antony throughout his speech was continuously saying “And Brutus is an honorable man.” This questioning was aimed to see the ethos of Brutus Now comparing pathos which is the appeal to
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
Cassius likes having everything his way while Brutus cares and loves for his country, Rome. Brutus is best described as friendly, caring, and very loving for his country, Rome. It’s not because Brutus disliked Caesar that he decided to be part of the assassination it was more because he cared and loved his country a lot more “Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more” (III.II.23-240). Brutus was afraid that the people would chose Caesar as their king and that Caesar would turn into a tyrant ruler. Brutus
But not all in Rome loved Caesar. Some loved him, some hated him, but such is the life of a prominent leader. Caesar was a very progressive leader, as he worked to break down social boundaries within the vast empire, all the while expanding Roman territory. He demonstrated great prowess and strategy in battle, as well as skilled in rhetoric and oration and governing. He also introduced Rome’s calendar, the namesake Julian calendar.
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.
Antony uses them to take advantage of the plebeians and turn them against Brutus. Brutus speaks first and appeals to ethos. He says, “Believe me for mine honor” in (III.ii, 15,16) . By this he means that people should listen to him and believe whatever he says because he has reputation as an honorable man. By him being a honorable man he thinks everyone should trust him.
Ethos uses persuasion based on the fact that the speaker is a good, upstanding person. Brutus begins his speech with ethos by saying, “...believe me for mine honor…” Antony then uses ethos by saying to the the citizens of Rome in his speech, “He was my friend, faithful, and just to me…” talking about Caesar being a loyal friend to him. Even though ethos is mainly about the speaker, there is a lot of pathos used in this work.
My associate and i stand before you today to propose a new leader, one who will restore the glory of our beloved Rome. My good men, today we recommend to you the great and most honorable Brutus. This man is the crisp and proud picture of what it means to be a roman. He speaks with intelligence to friend and foe alike. HIs silver tongue can hold throngs of people with his voice, as you all fully experienced at Caesar's
Characters are affected by their decisions because of their lust for reputation. The play, Julius Caesar, makes of honor as accepting self-responsibility and wrongdoing towards Brutus, Portia, and Antony’s actions, intentions, and values. Marcus Brutus was a close colleague of Julius Caesar, who had recently risen in power after killing Pompey. In Act 1, Scene 2, Brutus is
First, Brutus uses ethos to justify that his “love to Caesar was no less than his” (III.ii.19). This manipulates the Plebeians into believing he and Caesar have a strong relationship. It also brings the Plebeians compassion and lets them know there is love between them even in his death. Pathos is also used by Brutus to honour Caesar through “tears for his love, joy for his fortune, honour for/ his valour, and death for his ambition.” (III.ii,27-28). This appeals to the Plebeians emotion making them feel as if Brutus’ recognition of Caesar justifies his death.