Julius Caesar Persuasive Paragraph Essay

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Although Brutus initially was the approval of the Roman citizens Antony’s sarcastic speech made the Romans second guess if the assassination of Caesar was right. In the speech Mark Antony gave in Act 3 Scene 2 he was speaking about Caesar being ambitious and Brutus being an honorable man but keeps repeating it in a sarcastic tone. For instances Antony said “But Brutus says he is ambitious and Brutus is a honorable man”, then again Brutus said “Yet Brutus says he was ambitious and Brutus is an honorable man” because it’s repeated a couple throughout Antony’s speech. As well in Act 3 Scene 2 Brutus said “And for my sake, stay here with Antony Do grace to Caesar’s corpse, and grace his speech. Tending to Caesar’s glories, which Mark Antony By our permission is allowed to make. I do entreat you, not a man depart, Save I alone till Antony have spoke.” In other words this quote is Brutus speaking to the people of Rome telling them that Antony is about to come out and give a speech. But Brutus is telling the Roman people that Antony is going to just pay his respects to Caesars corpse and speak of Caesar’s glories but with their actual permission and rules. Mark Antony in Act 3 Scene 2 was telling the people of Rome that Caesar wasn’t perfect but was a very good man an honest. But Caesar really loved Rome that anything happened in Rome good or bad affected him. Like Antony said “When the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept Ambition should be made of sterner stuff. In other words Antony is just saying that Caesar really loved and cared about Rome no matter what. Lastly in Act 3 Scene 2 Mark Antony has now seen the assassination of his dear beloved Caesar and he wants to say a speech at his funeral. But in order to do this he must get in the good graces of the conspirators; therefore Rome can know what happen to their beloved Caesar. For instance Brutus says “Mark Antony here

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