Second Citizen Give him a statue with his ancestors. It encompasses all four resources of languages- argument, appeal, arrangement, and artistic devices. Would he have been more successful had he followed Antony? Antony appeals to people's hearts. He has an advantage over Brutus before he even speaks. In his speech he aims to justify his reasons for killing Caeser, and also hopefully gain the backing of his fellow Romans. They both agreed they wanted to, but for different reasons. So when the plebians first here him say it, they agree with him that Brutus is honourable, but after the last time he says it which is a lot of times they almost get sick of him saying that and start to disagree with the fact that Brutus is honourable, and therefore turning on Brutus.
O, now you weep; and, I perceive, you feel The dint of pity: these are gracious drops. Mark Antony used better techniques of speech than Brutus and he prevailed in the end. Fourth Citizen Now mark him, he begins again to speak. In the play, the murder was carried out on the Ides 15th of March. Also Antony tells the crowd that Caesar had alwayssympathized with them.
He uses a range of rhetorical devices to manipulate the crowd. Had you rather Caesar were living and die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live all free men? I pause for a reply. Cassius was very intelligent, but he was over dramatic. Once Caesar is dead the fate of Rome is up in the air. Alexandria, Augustus, Caesarion 1449 Words 4 Pages Julius Caesar, there are several devoted men of Rome, like Brutus, who makes change for his country. If these omens are ignored negativity is often the only outcome for the character as demonstrated in the play.
It shows us that he is honourable and patriotic. They that have done this deed are honourable: 210 What private griefs they have, alas, I know not, That made them do it: they are wise and honourable, And will, no doubt, with reasons answer you. This is the sum given by Plutarch. He believes that his cause is plainly right and needs no defence. A director would tell Brutus to play the role as if Brutus were very confident. This is also affected by the form and context of the representation, and the intent of the composer.
To this, the people reply with shouts of 2096 Words 9 Pages evaluating Julius Caesar 's funeral speeches, this is especially pertinent. However, the commoners seem to love Caesar. He also knows that what they did was wrong and Antony will easily turn the people against them as truth is more powerul than treachery. Antony is very smart and uses his brain frequently during the play and Brutus is very naive about many of things. Augustus, Cicero, Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus 1048 Words 3 Pages Mark Antony The character of Mark Antony from Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar may be viewed as simply the confident and devoted supporter of Julius Caesar. Though one may have been more of a radical while the other more down to earth both fought for what they believed in and did not let anything get in their way. Also the first sentence of each speech is significant.
These characters have major differences between them. This is evident in George W. In the beginning Brutus is a loyal follower of Caesar but then is told by Cassius that Caesar is using his power for impure reasons Brutus turns against Caesar. Fourth Citizen O traitors, villains! Most of the scenes are set in Rome and Philipi. Second Citizen I will hear Cassius; and compare their reasons, When severally we hear them rendered. Thus, his speech portrayed his character.
The hero has a single problem, the conflict that needs resolving; any intelligent viewer will keep their eyes on that detail through the entire plot. Each man gained unfathomable power over the greatest nation of the world for its time. Brutus was thought no threat and an ingenious right-hand man due to his nobility and his loyalty; however, these qualities are precisely why the story is such a catastrophe. Some would go as far as to say that all human behaviour is propelled by the want of power. Throughout the play, Brutus demonstrates that he is a noble man of Rome.
The topic of the speech is the election, the political campaign, the American people and the hopes for the future of the United States. Compared to Brutus, Antony is passionate more than principled, claiming alliance with Brutus to save his own life. By saying this he is challenging the plebians, and making it hard for them to disagree with him. Antony persuaded the audience by telling the commoners what he wanted to do, was to keep his promise with Brutus and that was to say nothing bad about him. Unlike Brutus, who prides himself on acting solely with respect to virtue and blinding himself to his personal concerns , Antony never separates his private affairs from his public actions. Set in ancient Rome it depicts the rise and fall of an emperor and a time of vast political change.
Second Citizen They were villains, murderers: the will! Fortune is merry, And in this mood will give us any thing. That is, Brutus was one whom Caesar could trust as he would his guardian angel. Through careful analysis of Cato and Caesar's biographies, it becomes apparent that they shared similar skills and values that vaulted them to the top of Roman society. Brutus was very honorable and Antony was very persuasive. Caesar had been very popular with the middle and lower … classes. Shakespeare has fitted two years of Julius Caesar's life into just two hours. Brutus' speech is written in prose.