The Honourable Essays

  • How Did Nathaniel Bacon Do More Harm Than Good

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    Sabeena Jagdeo Nathaniel Bacon Nathaniel Bacon to the common eye “was a young bold active”(2) person who held great honor and esteem among the people”(2). He grew up in the Inns of court in England, and has been in Virginia only three years prior to his rebellion. He established a strong reputation amongst the townspeople, and was every way qualified to be part of the council. Nonetheless he is not all that he established himself to be. As Governor I have caused no corruption since I have been

  • Ethical Issues In Sports Essay

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    Ethical issues in sports Sports in today’s world have gained a lot of importance and there have been a lot of additions to sports in the form of new rules, policies the way it is meant to be played etc. Though many stringent laws are framed, implemented and monitored there are always some sort of issues in the way the sports activities are carried out. Regardless of the level of participation some of the players resort to unethical ways of winning the event. The attitude towards the sportsmanship

  • Honourable Soldiers

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    Were honourable soldiers (lions) led by incompetent leaders (donkeys)? One of the most greatly asked questions after the great war is whether or not were the commanding officers incompetent in leading honourable men to battle. A commonly held belief is that the officers were notoriously inept and well hated by their subordinates. However, the opposite can also be correct. The main objective of this essay is to prove the point that the officers were not inept and did their best considering their extraordinary

  • Why Is Brutus A Hero

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    Julius Caesar, is a play based on the true events that occurred in Roman history. The play follows the fictional lives of Caesar and his people leading up to, and after his assassination. Several characters can be labeled as both villainous and heroic at different points in the play due to their actions, however, this does not apply to the character of Marcus Junius Brutus, who remains a hero through the entire play. Brutus is a hero for several reasons, The first reason Brutus is considered to

  • Theme Of Justice In Julius Caesar

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    Justice is the resolution of a critical situation (Selzer), and is comprised of three crucial parts. One is that justice must be a rational thought, free of any influence from emotions (Selzer). This means, that in order for a just resolution to be found, it must be made only with concern for facts and information, and should not be concerned with the emotional repercussions of a resolution. In addition, justice, needs to be vindictive, and should be justified as such. Lastly, justice must be about

  • Brutus Funeral Speech Analysis

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    The Funeral Speech of Julius Caesar In Williams Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Antony has a more successful speech than Brutus because Antony appeals to the desire of the Romans. Antony uses sarcasm and verbal irony but Brutus decides to use rhetorical devices. Brutus uses gravitas and his honor but Antony does not. Also, Antony decides to use pathos to appeal to the Romans emotions, but Brutus chooses to use logos. Antony uses sarcasm, pathos, and verbal irony because those appeal to the Romans greed

  • Marc Antony's Ethos In Julius Caesar

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    Shocked. The entirety of Rome is stricken to the core by the tragic death of their leader. The one they admire, worship, and rely on. Gone so suddenly. How must the city react to such an event? In the famous play of Julius Caesar, ethos-, logos-, and pathos-based persuasive techniques are used in the funeral speeches, coming first from Brutus and then Marc Antony, to influence the people of Rome to view Caesar's death as either an asset or a downfall. Brutus, closest friend and murderer of Caesar

  • The Antebellum South

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    Though the history of the South often catches the attention of conversation, it is not as likely for the poor folk of the South to be mentioned and thought about. Those who were considered to be the construction of the South are mostly the affluent, but it should not be forgotten that those who were poor had a story as well. There was a struggle they faced just as real as the great lives the rich held. Though the poor were overlooked most days, they truly helped build America to what it is today

  • Rhetorical Appeals In Brutus

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    In the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar one of the main characters Caesar is killed in Scene 3 act 2.Then Brutus and Antony both give speeches about how bad they feel.Brutus gives a good speech by using all three of the rhetorical appeals to persuade the crowd to want to listen to what he say by using logos,ethos,pathos to his advantage.Brutus gives a better speech that draws the audience attention,Antony not as much.Therefor here are some very valid points on why Brutus’s speech used the Rhetorical

  • Theme Of Loyalty In Julius Caesar

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    Loyalty in “Julius Caesar” Within “Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare, differing types of loyalty are thoroughly dissected and debated. Loyalty is a strong feeling of allegiance. Shakespeare employs different examples of loyalty to affect his characters’ judgement and decision-making. Loyalty to friends is being faithful and devoted to an individual, whereas loyalty to one’s country is doing what is right for the well being of a country and civilians. When Brutus takes the last stab into Caesar

  • Mark Antony's Speech Analysis

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    NAME – AKUL KHANNA PROFESSOR – KANIKA DANG ENGLISH THESIS PAPER DATE -2ND NOVEMBER 2015 MARK ANTONY’S DEVELOPMENT IN JULIUS CEASAR In the year 44 BC the powerful empire of Rome had lost its ruler due to the assassination led by the senators and Julius Caesar’s brother Brutus. Caesar’s death was a huge setback for Rome and its people and the whole empire was in utter chaos. Mark Antony a very noble, loyal and affectionate friend of Caesar. Following Caesar’s demise, Antony sought out to avenge

  • David Hume: Morality And Sympathy

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    Morality, sentimentality, and rational evaluation are some of the thrusts of enlightenment philosophy of sympathy. The first notable philosopher is David Hume who places the spotlight on moral appraisal. 2.3.1 David Hume Appraisal turns out to be the keyword in David Hume’s concept of sympathy. In An Inquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals, he places emphasis on appraisal which, according to him, is a passion of settled principle of action where motive is the reason and the action is result

  • Hero Of Fight Analysis

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    Against and ‘Rambo. First Blood’ by Ted Kotcheff. Some of these texts portray soldiers to be honourable, having a loss of innocence and having a brotherhood. This report connects each text by showing the similar trait/theme of a soldier. It also states how the authors/directors want their audience react to the text/movie. One common theme throughout these texts is portraying soldiers to have honour. Honourable means to do the ethical thing and have a high respect for others. Some of these texts may

  • Why Is Brutus A Tragic Hero

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    easily be identified as Marcus Brutus. When analysing the play, one will find that Brutus is the only one who fits the characteristics of a tragic hero. These characteristics are his Noble Personality, his Tragic Flaw, and the pity we feel for his honourable death. First off, a tragic hero is the perfect example of Noble. Brutus fits this characteristic

  • Isabella In Measure For Measure

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    ‘Isabella is an honourable woman who is confronted with a situational predicament.’ Do you agree? The most influence writer in all English literature and the important playwright of the English renaissance, William Shakespeare, has written the dark comedy ‘Measure For Measure’ based on theme of power, chastity and bravely challenges through characters, the play sets against backdrop of Viennese society during the Elizabethan era. In this play Vienna is presented a society with a dysfunctional political

  • Examples Of Rhetoric In Shakespeare

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    device often employed in everyday speeches or public speech. Shakespeare employs ironical sentences in rhetorical speech of Mark Antony. By calling Brutus an honourable man through employing tonal shift in his language, Antony calls into question the honourability of Brutus. E.g. “And Brutus is an honourable man.” “And, sure, he is an honourable man.” Repetition is also a figure of speech in which the same word or phrase is repeated for the sake of emphasis. In a repetition the recurrence of words

  • Ethos In Julius Caesar And Mark Antony

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    happened. Brutus was telling the people why he did it, he said, “Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.” The crowds bought it, but they didn’t start thinking hard on it until Antony brought it up and sarcastically said Caesar was an honourable man for doing so. Antony cared about Rome, but he wasn’t going to kill someone over it. Antony showed the crowd the sympathy he had for Caesar’s death by saying, “But yesterday the word of Caesar might have stood against the world; now lies he there

  • Compulsory Military Draft

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    Many modern countries such as Russia, have compulsory military service also known as conscription or “the draft”. Countries such as the United States which currently have volunteer armies used to have conscription. The argument upon whether or not military service should be a requirement is quite heated. In fact, recently there was a notion to revive the draft in the United States which was shot down by the economists. This argument involves many factors including, ethics, costs, effectivity

  • Antony's Ethos In Julius Caesar Essay

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    credibility, and between Antony and Brutus, they have a lot of it. Brutus is a noble, honourable man and Antony was Julius Caesar’s best friend, so they are respected citizens in Rome. Brutus starts out his speech by saying “Believe me for mine honour, and have respect to mine honour…” (III. ii. L 14-15). He is asking the audience, the commoners, to trust his decisions, because after all, he is the very honourable Brutus. Antony starts his speech a little differently. Mark

  • Persuasion In Julius Caesar's Speech

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    killed Caesar because he is an honourable man willing to do anything for the good of Rome even killing himself. But on the other hand, Mark Antony has a larger effect on the audience with his credibility techniques. He tells the audience that he “speaks not to disprove what Brutus spoke. But...to speak what (he does) know”(3.2.Antony). He adds on by saying he “would rather choose to wrong the dead, to wrong (himself) and (the people), than (to) wrong such honourable men (Brutus