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  • Antonys Reputation As A Reveler
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    Marc Antony, of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, changes dramatically throughout the play. He begins the play a foolish reveler and ends it as a power hungry, vengeful, cold hearted member of the Second Triumvirate. What prompts this dramatic change of character in Antony A number of things, chiefly the death of Caesar, and the power he gains in the Second Triumvirate. In Act I and II the characters of the play see Antony as little more than a foolish, gamesome, reveler. Antony is nothing more than ...
  • Play Antony And Caesar
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    Mark Antony as a Developing Character In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the author writes the Character Mark Antony very well. In the beginning of the play Antony is a very good friend of Caesar and watches out for him. He treats Caesar as a father with great respect. Antony is very loyal to Caesar and he does everything in his power to make Caesar happy, for example while he runs the race in the beginning of the play, he touches Caesars wife so that she may be fertilized. After ...
  • Antony And Octavius Caesar
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    Mark Antony It is human nature to change one's personality to fit the situation. People behave differently when speaking to a dignitary that when talking to a friend. Over time one can change due to a loss or gain of power, sometimes for the better or worse. In Julius Caesar, for example, Mark Antony goes through several changes. Mark Antony loved Julius Caesar, yet when he passed away Mark Antony swears vengeance, and ultimately is corrupted by the power of running a country. At the beginning o...
  • Ones Emotions And Used Many Rhetorical Devices
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    Emotional Speech Analysis William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" is a well-written stage play. Shakespeare included many good speeches in his plays; one of the best was the one delivered by Antony. Antony's speech came very shortly after Julius Caesar's death, and the city was in much chaos. The crowd had just heard Brutus's speech. Brutus was one of the murderers of Caesar. Antony was trying to raise the crowd to mutiny. His speech appealed to ones emotions and used many rhetorical devices. Anto...
  • Antony's Sarcastic Side
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    The title of this play is "Julius Caesar". This play was written by William Shakespeare in the past. The play involves many different characters, events, and emotional feelings. Mark Antony is a skillful orator because he has experience, knows how to sway the mob, and knows how to keep them on his side and how to persuade them. Antony is a very skillful orator. Throughout the speeches that were given by Antony, he proved this statement. He used multiple methods to achieve the feelings of the cro...
  • Caesar And Cassius
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    Based on his thoughts and actions, how would you describe Caesar? In Act II Julius Caesar is barraged with warnings to stay home and not go to the Senate, but he ignores them. Calpurnia, his spouse, tells of a dream she had and fears for Caesar's safety. The priests also warn Caesar. However, Decius is able to persuade Caesar to go to the Senate that morning. Considering his actions and thoughts in Act II, Caesar is a ruler who rejects superstitions and is concerned about how he is perceived by ...
  • Traits Antony
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    William Shakespeare wonderfully develops the character Marc Antony in his play Julius Caesar to be a round character. Round characters meaning a character that has many traits and isn't predictable. Antony, who seems to not have many different traits at the beginning of Julius Caesar, really starts showing his real self after Caesar's death. That also shows that he is unpredictable. Antony's monologues and soliloquies really help to show readers Antony as a round character. A few traits these so...
  • Relationship Between Caesar And Antony
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    Philo, one of Antony's loyal friend and partner in war, has seen Antony going from one respectable soldier to then abandoning his everything about the empire upon meeting Cleopatra. He is not confident into which category Antony fits into. (5.1) Many roles are played by Antony; therefore we see different sides of the argument. Antony can claim greatness for serving the needs of his country and his empire as fighter and as a leader. He can be seen as equal as Caesar, as he commits suicide, seen a...
  • Caesar's Death And Brutus's Speech
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    Character Counts William Wordsworth once said that "The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love" (Health Communications, Inc. 213). In William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, Marc Antony exhibits the character counts pillars respect, responsibility, and also caring. Marc Antony shows his respect when everyone was against Caesar, but he still was tolerant of the difference. He displayed responsibility when after Caesar's death, and Brutu...
  • Octavian Against Antony
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    Mark Antony is one of the most famous people of Roman history. He was one of the most superior generals and a crucial statesman in his time. A comrade and patron of Julius Caesar, Antony was an ideal military tactician and leader of the people. He was a man who started out for the people but eventually became hungry for power and empire expansion. Mark Antony was a military and political leader in Caesar's time who rose to the highest of Roman power but eventually lost everything due to his gree...
  • Antony's Devotion To Caesar
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    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 various attributes t...
  • Julius Caesar
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    Mark Antony, in the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, was a brave, intelligent, pleasure-loving, and cunning man. He was loyal to his friend, Caesar, whom he considered a true friend. He looked at life as a game in which he had a signified part to play, and played that part with excellent refinement and skill. Antony was devoted and preferred to be dependent upon Julius Caesar since he rather have enjoyed life than to claim the highest position in the government. He wanted the crown to be given...
  • Assassination Of Caesar In 44 Bc Antony
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    Mark Antony was a Roman statesman and general who defeated the assassins of Julius Caesar and with Gaius Octavius and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus formed the Second Triumvirate, which lead to the end of the Roman Republic. Antony was born in Rome and educated in Greece. From 58 to 56 BC he served as a leader of cavalry in Roman campaigns in Palestine and Egypt and from 54 to 50 BC he served in Gaul under Julius Caesar. With Caesar's help he made it into the offices of quae stor, augur, and tribune of...
  • Antony Left Cleopatra
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    Marcus Antonius otherwise known as Mark Antony was born in 83 B.C. He was the son of Antonius Creticus and Julia who were related to Julius Caesar. Antonius Creticus, Antony's father was a rather unsuccessful admiral who died early in Antony's life. His mother Julia, remarried to P. Cornelius Lentulus who raised him for most of his childhood. In 63 B.C., Lentulus was strangled on the orders of Cicero for his involvement in the Catiline Affair. This would soon prove to be a time in Antony's life ...
  • Caesar's Death Antony
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    Antony has been described as "a self-seeking politician of no scruples". Do you agree Support your answer with close reference to the text. Antony appears to be loyal to Caesar, but his loyalty hides his underlying deceitful nature. Antony uses Caesar's death to his advantage. Antony capitalists on the opportunity it presents and progresses to become the victor and ruler of Rome. There is no doubt that early in the play Antony is portrayed as a very loyal and trustworthy character. Caesar trusts...
  • Good Leader And Mark Antony
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    Selecting a good leader for a country is like setting up a set of dominoes. If the leader does his job correctly the country will be strong, but if he does not become a good leader, the country will topple and go fall. A good leader must be able to make his own decisions because if he cannot make decisions on his own, then he would be considered as a weak leader. The leader of the country has to be able to communicate with the people as well because if he gets the people of the country to listen...
  • Assassination Antony
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    Mark Antony is probably the easiest of the characters to classify. He is quite clearly an antagonist. Before the assassination Antony makes only four brief appearances and speaks as many lines. Three times, twice at the games and once at Caesar's house, Antony affirms his allegiance to Caesar as a ruler and as a friend. After the assassination; however, Antony hastens to fill the void made by Caesar's absence and he becomes a prominent player in the struggle for power. Beginning with Antony's us...
  • Crowd As Antony
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    Antony as an Orator "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. (Act 3, Scene 2 line 75) In William Shakespeare play, Julius Caesar, Marcus Antony's speech convinces and enrages the peasants to get revenge for Caesar's death. In the following essay I will discuss Antony's techniques of manipulation and powerful words to change the crowds emotion. An emotional appeal is used to generate sympathy in a crowd of listeners and destroy Brutus argument. In the following line's Marcus Antony uses a...
  • Special Method Of Language Antony
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    The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, by William Shakespere is one of the world's most famous tragic plays. It is about a group of conspirators who assassinate Rome's most powerful general, one who the people love. Antony, the general's closets supporters, gave the most famous speech in western literature at Caesar's funeral. Antony's purpose was to turn the mob against the conspirators. By using seven techniques of language, he powerfully influenced the crowds thinking and emotions to eliminate the tra...
  • Antony As A Potential Successor To Caesar
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    In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Decius Brutus and Mark Antony, both Roman Senators, eulogize Julius Caesar, each using a different technique and approach. Brutus, in a somewhat arrogant, to the point, eulogy, attempts to sway the people. He justifies conspiring against Caesar by stating that Caesar's ambition would have hurt Rome. However, in Antony's eulogy, he focuses on Caesar's positive traits, and cunningly disproves Brutus' justification for killing Caesar. The fickle Romans waver between ...

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