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Rhetoric In The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar

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Rhetoric is used to persuade people through the use of reading, speaking and writing. Rhetoric has a variety of ways to persuade people such as using emotions, credibility, and logic. Throughout the play there is a variety of rhetoric such as in the influence of power. In William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar, Caesar influences power through the use of ethos, pathos, and logos by gaining the trust of Rome. Caesar uses ethos to persuade people by using credibility. According to Cassius, Caesar “ bestride the narrow world like a Colossus, and we petty men walk under his huge legs and peep about to find ourselves dishonorable graves.” Cassius is telling Brutus that Caesar uses his fame to get attention but he does not look
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