Perhaps Brutus thought that Caesar had too much ambition. It is still the ides of March, a few hours perhaps after Caesar's death. But in the end, Antony, the master rhetorician, with no trace of the sarcasm that suffuses his earlier speech about Brutus, still honors him as the best Roman of them all. If there be any in this assembly, any dear friend of Caesar's, to him I say, that Brutus' love to Caesar was no less than his. Brutus's speech is practically a failure.
Fourth Citizen Pluck down forms, windows, any thing. Although his speech is already successful, it could have helped him if he used Pathos in his speech. Second Citizen We will be revenged. Mischief, thou art afoot, Take thou what course thou wilt! And lastly explain why Brutus was a tragic hero. What are the most striking qualities of Brutus' speech? This was perhaps my first experience of a the power of a good speech — the ability of a speaker to convince an audience of their point of view.
Both speeches were very effective in getting the point across by using all three forms of persuasive appeals: Ethos, Pathos and Logos. But the question is not whether Brutus has managed to convince himself of his nobility, but whether he has managed to convince the audience. Mark Antony also uses apostrophe, or the turn from an audience to a specific person that is either absent or present, real or imaginary. Second Citizen They were villains, murderers: the will! Brutus loves Caesar, as Caesar does him, and ironically this is why he kills Caesar — he does not want to see him corrupted by the absolute power he Caesar would have if he were king. Second Citizen I will hear Cassius; and compare their reasons, When severally we hear them rendered. I have done no more to Caesar than you shall do to Brutus. Although Caesar gives the play its name, he has few lines and dies early in the third act.
While Antony and Brutus are both friends of Caesar, other character traits including courage, loyalty, and sincerity set them apart from each other. The one 's who can exercise their political propaganda most strategically to manipulate the opinion of the majority. Which is the more appealing? I loved Caesar as much as you did, but Caesar was a threat to Rome because he was ambitious. Shakespeare copied the error from North's incorrect translation of Plutarch, left them you. These eulogies are very powerful and speak to everyone.
An old and abbreviated form of the expression pray thee. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1919. Comment upon Brutus' words: My heart doth joy that yet in all my life I found no man but he was true to me. Bear with me; My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, And I must pause till it come back to me. The noble Brutus Hath told you Caesar was ambitious: If it were so, it was a grievous fault, And grievously hath Caesar answer'd it.
Yet Brutus says he was ambitious; And, sure, he is an honourable man. Cry within, 'Fly, fly, fly! Play write, William Shakespeare, recognized this fact when he wrote his famous and tragic play Julius Caesar. Take thou what course thou wilt. Brutus loves Caesar, but would not allow him to 'climber-upward. Brutus has more honorable courage.
Fellow, wilt thou bestow thy time with me? Who is here so base that would be a bondman? Who is here so rude that would not be a Roman? Ambition should be made of sterner stuff. The trust that he exhibits implies that when he talks to someone he believes is honorable he takes their word for everything they say. He was my friend, faithful and just to me: But Brutus says he was ambitious; And Brutus is an honourable man. Go to the gate; somebody knocks. The day the senate was going to crown Caesar was the day Brutus and the other conspirators brutally murdered… Prompt Rubric Checklist Two Julius Caesar Speeches Brutus and Mark Antony both delivered speeches after the death of Julius Caesar.
You all did see that on the Lupercal 95 I thrice presented him a kingly crown, Which he did thrice refuse: was this ambition? I pause for a reply. William Shakespeare wrote the play 'Julius Caesar' because 'Plutarchs Lives', William Shakespeare's source… 655 Words 3 Pages Loyalty and Justice in Julius Caesar In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, one must read the text closely to track the shifting motivations and loyalties of each character as the play progresses. If any, speak; for him have I offended. But Brutus assumes that ambition is all bad. Would he have been more successful had he followed Antony? What effect have the one-syllable words of these two noble lines? Who is here so vile that will not love his country? In the early acts of the play, Brutus says to Cassius, 'What means this shouting? However, this is not the only way power affects people.
Brutus was a worthy citizen, a rare example of a real man. But what would cause a person to kill a close friend? I have done no more to Caesar than you shall do to Brutus. There is tears for his love; joy for his fortune; honour for his valour; and death for his ambition. Second Citizen I will hear Cassius; and compare their reasons, When severally we hear them rendered. What is the effect of the whispering and rapid conversation at the opening of this scene? Also, he anticipates questions and provides answers to them. Taking the crowd to all extremes, the favor was with Brutus, until Antony came to the podium.
To begin, they are both stories of assassinations gone horribly wrong. He fails to provide any convincing evidence to prove that Caesar deserved to die. Third Citizen There's not a nobler man in Rome than Antony. The opening of both speeches is similar- an appeal for attention from the confused crowd. First Citizen O most bloody sight! First Citizen If it be found so, some will dear abide it. Brutus, who killed Cesar, tries to explain to the audience why he did such a thing, and Antony explains why what Brutus did was wrong.