Поиск

Полнотекстовый поиск:
Где искать:
везде
только в названии
только в тексте
Выводить:
описание
слова в тексте
только заголовок

Рекомендуем ознакомиться

Остальные работы->Реферат
During the dark days of World War II, the American government made a decision based on prejudice and fear, to intern Japanese Americans. These interme...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
There is no single answer as to why the Nazis were able to gain so much support during the 1920’s; there are several, and people still argue about the...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
The problems regarding aircraft liability in the international realm primarily relate to resolving issues of legal status of international airline pas...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Many people have tried to prove through many ways that God exists. Anselm used the ontological argument, proposing that if God could be thought of and...полностью>>

Главная > Реферат >Остальные работы

Сохрани ссылку в одной из сетей:

Caesar Essay, Research Paper

Antony as an Orator

“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. (Act 3, Scene 2 line 75) In William Shakesheare 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 an emotional appeal to convince the crowd as Antony is overcome by sadness. “O judgment, thou art fled to brutish beasts, and men have lost their reason! Bear with me; my heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, and I must pause till it come back to me.” (Act 3, Scene 2 lines 106-109) We see the crowd being manipulated by his techniques. The crowd feels sorry for Antony when he turns away to cry. By pausing, Antony punctuates or directs attention to his emotional state.

In these following lines, Marcus Antony uses loaded words to question if the conspirators are truly honorable. We see Antony using loaded words to show that Brutus and the conspirators are not honorable. “I should do Brutus wrong and Cassius wrong, Who, you all know, are honorable men. I will not do them wrong; I rather choose to wrong the dead, to wrong myself and you, then I will wrong such honorable men.” (Act 3, Scene 2 lines 125-129) Antony uses Brutus’s words against him. Tries to make the crowd question if Brutus is an honorable man. Antony show’s that maybe Caesar wasn’t that ambitious. Antony sarcastically says that Brutus is an honorable man.

Marcus Antony uses hasty generalization to show that Caesar cared for the crowd. Antony says that Caesar cried along with the people. “Did this in Caesar seem ambitious? When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept; Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.” (Act 3, Scene 2 lines 92-94) This is used to show to the crowd that Caesar cared for them. Antony tells the crowd that Caesar didn’t have it in him to be ambitious. Antony tells the crowd that Caesar only did well for the people.

Facts and statistics were used by Marcus Antony to prove to the crowd that Caesar was ambitious. Antony tells the crowd that Caesar couldn’t have been ambitious. “You all did see that on the Lupercal I thrice presented him a kingly crown, which he did thrice refuse. Was this ambition?” “Marked ye his words? He would not take the crown, therefore ’tis certain he was not ambitious.” (Act 3, Scene 2 lines 97-99; 114-115) Mark Antony uses the fact that Caesar refused the crown three times to prove that he wasn’t ambitious. Antony has the crowd question if Caesar was ambitious. We know that Antony is successful when we here the fourth plebeian speak out.

Marcus Antony uses many different techniques such as emotional appeal, loaded words, hasty generalization and facts and statistics to change the crowd’s ideas of Brutus’s reasons for killing Caesar. William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar; the peasants are convinced to revenge Caesar’s death by Marcus Antony’s speech. Marcus Antony is a good orator and knows how to manipulate the crowd’s feelings to his advantage.


Загрузить файл

Похожие страницы:

  1. Cicero Essay Research Paper Cicero was and

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Cicero Essay, Research Paper Cicero was and still is ... December 7, 43 B.C., Cicero was executed by Marc Antony as an enemy of the ... state. While alive Cicero greatly ... Philippics against Antony. Among the minor works of Cicero, the ...
  2. Cicero Essay Research Paper CiceroCicero was and

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Cicero Essay, Research Paper Cicero Cicero was and still is one ... . On December 7, 43 B.C., Cicero was excecuted by Marc Antony as an enemy of the ... state. While alive Cicero greatly enriched ...
  3. Caesar Essay Research Paper In history it

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Caesar Essay, Research Paper In history it is rare ... . He refused the crown Mark Antony offered him but he daily ... must be ruled by an emperor, not a senate. Caesar?s ?reforms and concern ... one who could compete with Caesar as a leader of men. It is ...
  4. Revenge In Julius Caesar Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Revenge In Julius Caesar Essay, Research Paper Revenge in Julius Caesar Revenge. Revenge causes one to ... ? desire for revenge, they elect Antony as the new king instead of ... it plays an important role in Julius Caesar as well. Revenge causes Antony to ...
  5. Julius Caesar Essay Research Paper In Shakespeare

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Julius Caesar Essay, Research Paper In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Decius Brutus and Mark Antony, both Roman Senators ... better judgement as Romans. He declares that he is an honorable man ... the crowd to believe him, as an honorable man. He says that ...

Хочу больше похожих работ...

Generated in 0.0025639533996582