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Mark Antony

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. On the contrary, Antony presents the qualities of a shrewd flatterer, a ruthless tyrant, as well as a loyal follower. Antony's characteristics will change as the play progresses. He will begin using flattery to get what he wants, but he will eventually depend on his powerful relentlessness. Furthermore, Antony uses these...

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Mark Antony and Cleopatra

World History/ English 10 May 2013 Cleopatra VII She was a woman of powerful ambition, a keen sense of intelligence and charm. She had political skills that made a great mark on history. Her name was Cleopatra VII Thea Philopater, or just Cleopatra VII. Cleopatra was born in 69 B.C. and died August 3, 30 B.C.. She played a very important role in her father’s life helping him rule. She was the lover of three men, all who were rulers. She was not a typical teenager at age 17, or even close to being...

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"Julius Caesar" Brutus and Mark Antony Speech Comparison

Analysis The speeches given by both Brutus and Mark Antony in William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar are very persuasive to the audience that they are given to, but rhetorical devices were used in different ways in order for each to have an effect on the people of Rome. In Brutus’s speech, he uses devices such as rhetorical question and antithesis to convince the Romans that he and the conpirators did a good deed by killing Caesar. In Mark Antony’s speech, he sways them to believe that...

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Speech of Antony

Mark Antony's speech at the funeral of Julius Caesar gave off a tone of respect and appreciation toward Brutus through use of his specific diction. However, the tone is sarcastic and suggestive. Antony makes reference several times to Brutus being an honorable man. After repetition, the word honorable loses it's significance and become more of a joke. Not only does it lose it's significance, but it is also mocking Brutus by discrediting what he had said. Mark Antony's word choice throughout his speech...

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Julius Caesar Comparative Essay: Mark Antony and Marcus Brutus

Italy. The play covers events surrounding and including the death of Julius Caesar. Mark Antony is his trusted friend and supporter. Another friend of Caesar, but much less of a supporter, is Marcus Brutus, who is a leader of the conspiracy against Caesar. While Antony and Brutus are both friends of Caesar, other character traits including courage, loyalty, and sincerity set them apart from each other. Antony and Brutus are both admirably courageous. It took great courage for Brutus to kill Caesar...

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Powerply: Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra Essay Question: How is power play illustrated in the behaviour of Antony and Cleopatra and Antony and Caesar in Shakespeare’s ‘Antony and Cleopatra’? In your answer make close reference to the text. (600-800 words) The strength of the powerplay used in Shakespeare’s play ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ becomes evident in many different situations as characters assert themselves over others to create the outcome they desire. In ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ this dominance is displayed in...

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Cleopatra Vii and Antony

celebrated his war triumph's in which was called the March of Triumph's. In this march he paraded through the streets of Rome with his prisoners, including Cleopatra's sister Arsinoe. Caesar spared Arsinoe's life after she betrayed Cleopatra, but later Mark Antony had her killed after Cleopatra told him to. Cleopatra lived in Caesar's villa near Rome for almost two years. He showered Cleopatra with gifts and everything she wanted. It was rumored that Caesar was intending to pass a law allowing him to...

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Compare and Contrast the Funeral Speeches of Brutus and Mark Antony. Which Is More Effective and Why?

Compare and contrast the funeral speeches of Brutus and Mark Antony. Which is more effective and why? When Brutus goes up to speak to the crowd he appeals to them as “Romans” before all else. As this keeps with his reason for joining the conspiracy the audience can see that he is honourable and trustworthy. The roman public may also know this because they hail him as “noble” Brutus and Brutus also asks them at the start of his speech to “Believe me for mine honour”. Brutus repeatedly uses “honour”...

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William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar - Mark Antony Proves to Be the Most Skilful Politician in the Play. Do You Agree?

William Shakepeare's Julius Caesar Mark Antony proves to be the most skilful politician in the play. Do you agree? Power is the ability to influence the behaviour of others - whether this is achieved with or without resistance, for good or for bad. Some would go as far as to say that all human behaviour is propelled by the want of power. One can conclude, however, that power is inevitable in the human society. It’s natural. William Shakespeare’s play, Julius Caesar, is brimming with humans...

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Marc Antony

position of being known as ‘one of the people’s greatest leaders’. Marc Antony, who served with Julius Caesar, was known as one of the people’s greatest leaders for being a warrior, being considerate, achieving great power and appointed a part of the government. Marc Antony is known as one of the people’s greatest leaders because he was a great warrior, was very considerate and was appointed into the government. Marc Antony was the greatest leader, who served with Julius Caesar because of all the...

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