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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 ...
  • Antony Plays Of Brutus Speech
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    Brutus vs. Antony Brutus and Antony both produce different tactics to sway the peoples opinions about Caesar. Both men present different points about Casaer and his rule in Rome. Brutus basis for his speech is presenting an explanation of why he planned and participated in Caesars execution. Antony uses a tactic of brainwashing by telling the crowd that he is there to bury Casaer not to praise him. Both men are successful, yet Antony holds the upper hand by speaking after Casaer. Brutus opens hi...
  • Mistakes Brutus
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    Julius Caesar: Brutus' Mistakes The theme I picked for Julius Caesar essay is the mistakes made by Brutus. According to Mr. Holtz Brutus was stupid and many mistakes. The first one was him even joining the Conspirators. The second was letting Anthony live and speak at the funeral. The final mistake was his battle plan. Every one does make mistakes sometimes, but mistakes Brutus made where plainly stupid. I feel the first mistake was Brutus joining the conspirators in the first place. His mine wa...
  • Lead To Brutus Downfall
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    Brutus: A Tragic Hero By Chad Gingery In the play Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, Brutus is a tragic hero for he was easily manipulated, naive and patriotic. Brutus believed that the Romans wanted him as the leader to assassinate Caesar, because of the forged notes that were sent to him by Cassius. The note explained how to assassinate Caesar by "Speaking, Striking and Redressing". This note by Cassius caused Brutus to be manipulated into joining the conspirators, one of many flaws that l...
  • Advantage Of Brutus Flaws Except Caesar
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    Brutus tragic flaws are part of what makes him a tragic hero. In Julius Caesar, Brutus is a great example of a tragic hero. His tragic flaws are honor, poor judgement, and idealism (Bedell). In Shakespeares plays, the tragic hero and his flaws cause the downfall of the play (Tragic Flaws). In the play Julius Caesar, Cassius and the other conspirators take advantage of Brutus honor. The conspirators wrote Brutus fake letters from the public to get him to join them. Once he joined the conspirators...
  • Brutus Conscience
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    In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Brutus had many flaws such as he trusted people, he had a conscience, and he had a lust for power. Many times in the play he made mistakes. He probably made more mistakes in the play then any other character. Like other tragic heroes, Brutus had great promise and ability. One of the many ways Brutus was a tragic hero was that he trusted people too easily. The first time he trusted anybody in the play was when he joined the conspiracy. He trusted ...
  • 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...
  • Brutus
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    Aaron Plummer March 18, 2005 Green 1 CHARACTER ANALYSIS The title of the play is Julius Caesar, and was written by William Shakespeare. In 1599, Julius Caesar was the first play to be preformed at the newly built Globe Theater. William Shakespeare died in 1616. Brutus was a cautious, devious, and naive. Brutus is a very cautious man. "Into what dangers are you leading me, Cassius, that you would have me look into myself for things that are not there?" (1.2. 68-70) This quote is referring to act ...
  • Emotional Style Of Antony's Speech
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    The Effects of the Speeches of Brutus and Antony Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's greatest works. It's about a group of conspirators who kill their king, Julius, in order to be free. Antony, opposed to the assassination, felt that he should avenge Julius's death. He delivered a speech that convinced the Romans that the murder was unjust, invoking their rebellion. Brutus, head of the conspiracy, also gave a good speech, but the Romans didn't react to it. A battle erupted, and most of the con...
  • 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...
  • Caesar's Best Friend Like Brutus
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    The Tragic Hero of Julius Caesar Tragedy concerns itself with the downfall of a protagonist (or the tragic hero) that suffers crushing defeat or death. Brutus certainly fits in as the protagonist of Julius Caesar and the tragic hero. Since Brutus was one of the main characters of the play, it would be obvious that he would be the tragic hero of the play as well. The downfall of the protagonist occurs through a tragic flaw of the protagonist. Brutus' tragic flaw was making bad judgments. For exam...
  • End The Armies Of Brutus And Cassius
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    Julius Caesar: Brutus' Mistakes or Harmar tias Throughout the play of "Julius Caesar" Brutus makes many mistakes, which eventually lead to his tragic downfall. Although Brutus makes many I feel that these three are the most important. The that Brutus makes is listening to Cassius, in the beginning. Anotherharmartia Brutus makes is deciding not to kill Antony. Brutus also makes the mistake of meeting Antony's army in Philippi instead of waiting at the camp. These three of Brutus will be greater e...
  • Antony Coerces The Romans Back To Caesar
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    Brutus and Marc Antony's Coercion In Coercion, Douglas Rushkoff explains how easily people are easily coerced. For example, Rushkoff states that people are convinced by car salesman to pay more for a car than they wanted to. In Julius Caesar, Marc Antony asks to speak at the funeral of his dear friend, Julius Caesar, after one of the murderers, Brutus, speaks. Brutus convinces the Romans that Caesar would be a tyrant if he did not murder him, while Antony convinces the Romans that Caesar is not ...
  • Wrong About Caesar's Ambition And The Mob
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    ESSAY CONTRASTING SPEECHES OF BRUTUS AND MARK ANTONY Both Brutus and Mark Antony have two entirely different purposes and agendas in each of their speeches to the Roman citizens. Brutus' aim is to convince the throng of restless Romans that Rome has been saved thanks to the gallant conspirators for slaying the avaricious, power-hungry, Caesar. However, Antony, a loyal friend of Caesar's, wants to show Brutus and the conspirators for what they really are: nothing but savage murderers who killed C...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brutus And Antonys Speeches
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    In Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, two characters speak at Caesars funeral. Caesar was just murdered by his best friend Brutus and the Conspirators. Brutus and Antony both speak at the funeral, but each had their own purpose and reason for doing so. Both speeches had their own unique way of addressing the crowd as well as differing styles. Therefore, differing effects on the crowd as a result of their differing styles and techniques. Brutus was first to speak. He and the Conspirators appro...
  • End Of Brutus's Speech At Caesar's Funeral
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    Most people find actions speak louder the words, but do they really? In William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar Antony's words spoke louder then any of his actions. When he spoke at Caesar's funeral, he was able to use his emotions and beliefs to his advantage. The major theme of his speech was Brutus and Cassius. Antony wanted the crowd of Romans to know their intentions of killing Caesar. He stressed how unhonorable Brutus was in his intentions of killing Caesar. Due to Antony's persuasive speech,...
  • Marcus Brutus Character
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    In, William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar Marcus Brutus appears to be the most complicated character. Brutus supports the republic and system of government guided by the votes of the Senators. He does not however, support a dictatorship [Quote Brutus:" What means this shouting? I do fear the people choose Caesar for their king". Lines 84, 85]. Brutus clearly shows that he is a well-respected public figure, a kind master to his servants, a genius military leader, and a loving friend. Brutus' gullib...
  • Shows Brutus Thoughts On Caesar
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    The Tragedy of Julius Caesar The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, written by William Shakespeare is one of the world's most famous tragic plays. There are three main characters in this play, Marcus Brutus, Julius Caesar, and Cassius. Marcus Brutus is a servant and close friend of Caesar and has a strong relationship with him. Brutus' character is very na " ive, which leads to his downfall. In the Tragedy of Julius Caesar, the downfall of Brutus could have been prevented if her weren't so na " ive and i...

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