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Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus

the name of Brutus is a great example of Shakespeare's model. Shakespeare uses traditional elements but adds complexity. Brutus is an honorable man and his choices determined on the consequences of his actions and didn't leave anything to fate. Brutus had quite a bit of inner turmoil on what action he wants to take and the outcome of that action. A Tragic Hero is a person who is usually of noble birth who suffers a catastrophe.Marcus Brutus is the descendant of Junius Brutus. As brutus said “My ancestors...

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Julius Caesar Rhetoric

conspirators who plot to kill Caesar because they perceive his ambition to be negative for Rome. The conspirators were successful in their attempt. The murder of Julius Caesar led to a funeral. At the funeral, there are speeches given by Brutus and Antony. Brutus’ speech was to persuade the people that their action was best. Antony’s speech was better at persuading the people of Rome because of his use of pathos, ethos, and logos. Antony uses ethos a few times during his speech. Antony is credible...

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Antony's Speech In The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar

“Et tu Brute?” words came out Caesar’s mouth like a slap to the face. Brutus knew in his heart right then and there that things were going to go down hill. As soon as Antony heard what had happened at the capital, he knew that what he said in his speech would be to his advantage. The play written by early english playwright, William Shakespeare, is about the tragic death of Julius Caesar. It takes place in Rome, and tells the historical story of how Caesar was brutally murdered, and the terrible...

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Julius Caesar Essay

and it is difficult to be successful when their flaws get in their way. Caesar was an egotistical and oblivious man, and his flaws lead to his assassination. Brutus was a very noble leader, but he was too naïve and idealistic. Cassius was very intelligent, but he was over dramatic. His leadership is cut off because he always agreed with Brutus. However, Mark Antony used his flaws to gain power, and he became a strong leader through manipulation. All of these men were capable of leading Rome, and all...

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The Role of Women in the Tragedy of Julius Caesar

Women play a minor role in the overall plot of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare but without them, two of the main characters: Brutus and Caesar would be incomplete and certain language could not be used. Shakespeare uses the two women: Portia and Calphurnia to show the audience the other side(s) of Brutus and Caesars characters and as R. Moore says in his article Women in Julius Caesar "They also provide elements of love and loyalty in a play that is largely concerned with death...

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Julius Caesar

death of Caesar affected many. Brutus' wife, Portia, suffered because she knew of the plot. I think Brutus made a very bad mistake of telling her. Because of the corrupt acts of her husband, Portia took her life. Originally people were not grief wounded, but in time they remembered the love they had for Caesar. Because of this assassination, a war broke out. Mark Antony and Octavius' troops versus Brutus and Cassius' troops. Many people suffered through this war. Brutus decided it was best to take his...

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Brutus And Antony Speech Analysis

characters Brutus and Antony both make speeches at at Caesar's funeral that display a great deal of meaning. Mark Antony, a dear friend of the recently-deceased Caesar, and Brutus – once a friend of Caesar, later his assassin – are diametrically opposed at the outset of these occurrences. Brutus gives Antony the opportunity to make a speech at the funeral, however, we find him under some rather serpentine conditions. Fearing rejection from the Roman population for his actions, Brutus intimidates...

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Brutus in the play Julius Caesar by Shakespeare

Marcus Brutus is a character in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar which is based on the true story of events in Rome more than 2,000 years ago. Caesar’s loyal friend, Portia's loving husband, and a noble Roman. However, he leads other conspirators and murders Caesar. People often question, is Brutus a hero or a villain? Brutus is not a hero nor a villain because he is not totally bad or good. Brutus doesn’t kill Caesar for power, but the good of Rome. Brutus is not a villain because he trusts...

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Julius Caesar Brutus Speech Analysis

In “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare, Brutus is able to sway the people to believe that Caesar’s assassination was for their own good by using a single analogy. However, Antony is able to confront that belief right after Brutus’ speech, swaying the Roman citizens to trust him rather than Brutus. By being able to merge voices and speaking to the people colloquially, Antony has an automatic linguistic advantage over Brutus. With this advantage, voice merging and emotional delivery...

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The Noble Of Brutus In Julius Caesar

character of Brutus seems to be noble, for he shows high moral principles. Brutus is noble for four main reasons, he cared for Rome and its people, Caesar feels Brutus does the right thing regardless, Brutus does not want Caesar to turn his back on Rome, and Brutus helps secure the good of the conspirators. In Julius Caesar, Brutus is asked to accompany a group of conspirators to assassinate Caesar, he joins and is soon in a lock with Antony and a battle happens between the two. Brutus cared about...

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