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Marcus Brutus In Brutus's Speech

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Marcus Brutus is one of the conspirators that plan to kill Caesar. Once he kills Caesar he came to Caesar’s funeral with hands cover in blood. He try’s get the angry mob attention by using logic in his speech. Brutus address the angry mob by using antithesis to bring them away from Caesar. He started to get the audience attention by saying “hear me for my cause and be silent that you may hear. Believe in mine honor, and respect to mine honor, that you may believe.”Brutus said that because every Roman knew that Brutus is an honorable man and Brutus uses this to get everyone’s attention. Brutus says that if Caesar’s became king, the Roman citizen will become slaves serving Caesar and we will lose all of their freedom. He gets his words…show more content…
He came to the funeral after Marcus Brutus with Caesar’s body cover with blood. By that time the mob is persuaded by Brutus and no longer love Caesar. Antony will try to get the mob back to his side so he can get his revenge for Caesar. He started his speech by saying “I came to bury Caesar not to praise him. The evil that men do live after them. The good is oft interred with their bone.” By saying that, it hook the audience to make them want to know what Antony want to say about Caesar. Throughout his speech, he continued to use pathos to make the audience pity Caesar. He constantly uses rhetorical question, ask the audience was Caesar ambitious or do they think Caesar is. In the play, his said ”I thrice presented him a kingly crown, Which he did thrice refuse. Was this ambition? Yet Brutus is an honorable man.” By saying that he is able to get through the audience and direct them off Brutus and focus on him. Another reason that Antony asking these rhetorical question is that he is proving that Caesar is not a tyrant and he is not ambition. Antony also uses irony in his speech. He constantly said, “Brutus is an honorable man” to get the audient to compare what is the meaning of honor and eventually they will change their thought about Brutus and the
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