The upper class learn… 560 Words 2 Pages A tragedy is a story in where the main character obtains a flaw that leads to their downfall. The qualities that make Brutus a hero are also the qualities that lead to his downfall. With this method, Anthony gained more followers because the people of Rome followed listened to him as he spoke with passion. O masters, if I were disposed to stir move, agitate Your hearts and minds to mutiny and rage, I should do Brutus wrong, and Cassius wrong, Who, you all know, are honourable men: I will not do them wrong; I rather choose To wrong the dead, to wrong myself and you, Than I will wrong such honourable men. I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke, But here I am to speak what I do know.
Power is the ability to influence the behaviour of others - whether this is achieved with or without resistance, for good or for bad. Another way he manipulates the crowd is by using the pattern of three, this technique is used to state something good about Caesar, then to compare it against the point that Brutus believed him to be ambitious. But after Antony shakes hands with each of them, they decide to let him speak. How did he do this? Woe to the hand that shed this costly blood! Indeed, Antony combines rational and emotional speech, diction and action. I do beseech ye, if you bear me hard, Now, whilst your purpled hands do reek and smoke, Fulfil your pleasure.
When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept. Comapring the Speeches of Mark Antony and Brutus in William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar The play 'Julius Caesar' reaches a peak of tension at the point of the two speeches, and so it would seem whichever speech was enjoyed more by the crowd would make the speaker the more popular. In fact he has to attract the sympathy of the crowd also to anticipate the struggle for power that is just beginning. Brutus was an honest but naive man while Mark Antony was a persuasive, deceptive, and ambitious man. Mischief, thou art afoot, Take thou what course thou wilt! Fourth Citizen They were traitors: honourable men! Strength and courage run through my veins and are shown throughout my actions. Then I, and you, and all of us fell down, Whilst bloody treason flourish'd over us.
From this point, it is clear that Antony intends to flatter Brutus and to work upon those personal qualities of Brutus which represent his fundamental weaknesses. So to most noble Caesar. Fear him not, Caesar; he's not dangerous; He is a noble Roman and well given. Brutus also gives Antony strict instructions to not speak poorly of any conspirators. Antony's speech swayed the crowd in such a way, the crowd turns, into a mad, chanting to kill the conspirorators.
Not only did it influence the outcome of the play, but each speech also offers a unique insight on each of the speakers. Brutus approaches the crowd by stating that his reason for killing Caesar. By the end of the speech, the people are out for blood. A tragedy is about the downfall of a tragic hero, and the tragic hero is someone of greater power or high standing obtaining a flaw. He slowly succeeds on turning the crowd against the conspirators since he appeals to the crowds logic, emotion, guild and sense of patriotism. Brutus who is at war with himself joins the conspiracy and decides the death of Julius Caesar is for the… 892 Words 4 Pages Mark Antony's Speech in William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar Before the speech By now Julius Caesar had been brutally murdered by Brutus and co.
He controls the repetition and thus leads the crowd to his idea : the conspirators are traitors and tyrants. Yet Brutus says he was ambitious; This is the third time in this speech that Antony utters this refrain. The noble Brutus Hath told you Caesar was ambitious: has If it were so, it was a grievous fault, serious And grievously hath Caesar answer'd it. By exploring the speeches of both Brutus and Mark Antony we are able to focus on the important details which alter one from the other. In this story, the main character, Julius Caesar, is plotted against his best friend, Brutus, and the head of the conspiracy, Cassius.
In the play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, a group of men conspire to assassinate Julius Caesar. He was my friend, faithful and just to me: But Brutus says he was ambitious; And Brutus is an honourable man. Furthermore, Antony uses these various attributes to make him successful. While Antony and Brutus are both friends of Caesar, other character traits including courage, loyalty, and sincerity set them apart from each other. I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. Brutus' speech is very formal, controlled, and it seems that all of the sentences are perfectly balanced.
If you have tears, prepare to shed them now. We know that The crowd look more to his techniques of speech than to his content, as Brutus speaks down to them and speaks in a tone and manner which suggests that he is of a higher intellect than they are, making himself impossible to understand for the largely un-educated crowd. The will Mark Anthony has the will of Caesar, which he reads to the commons during his speech but the timing is crucial He introduces the will almost half way into his speech when the plebeians hear of this they want to hear it this is when Mark Anthony uses it to his advantage as he is able to keep their attention for his whole speech but he is careful not to read it b4 then otherwise they may leave so he keeps it until the very end of his speech when the anticipation has been built up, using it as a climax to his speech so that when the commons leave this is what they will remember most of all. I thank you for your pains and courtesy. This also tells us that Brutus is higher up than Mark Anthony. I fear there will a worse come in his place. I do desire no more.