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It may be, these apparent prodigies, The unaccustom'd terror of this night, And the persuasion of his augurers, May hold him from the Capitol to-day. c. His willingness to take a second place when it suits him. The morning comes upon’s: we'll leave you, Brutus. And, friends, disperse yourselves; but all remember What you have said, and show yourselves true Romans. 4. Antony shows a masterly control over the fickle nature of the common people. a. Before Antony ascends to the Public Chair to make his oration, which remark typifies the commoners’ dull-wittedness?He says, for Brutus' sake,He finds himself beholding to us all. b. Whereas Brutus’s speech appealed to the intellect, Antony’s is emotional. He ends his opening remarks by choking back tears. How do the people react? They begin to feel great pity for Caesar and Antony, and also begin to feel hatred toward the conspirators c. Marullus says of the commoners, “You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things” ( Act I Scene I, line 36 ). Antony says, “You are not wood, you are not stones, but men” ( Act III Scene I, line 140) . Explain why Antony’s oratorical approach shows a greater understanding of crowd psychology. He remarks upon the greatness of the citizens in the crowd and appeals more to their emotions as a whole rather than Brutus’s fashion of attempting to show them the logic behind killing Caesar. d. Why does Antony mention the will to the crowd, but decline at first to read it? So that they will anticipate it even more and love Antony all the more for reading it to them. Also, Antony wants to make it seem as if reading Caesar’s will is hard for him to do so that the crowd sympathizes more with him than the conspirators. g. The commoners forget the will till Antony reminds them of it ( line 236) . What does this tell us of their powers of concentration? That the commoners are usually only concentrated on what is going on at that current moment and that they usually forget things quite quickly.
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After Caesar is assassinated, the idealistic Brutus feels that he must explain why Caesar has been killed and, thus, removed as ruler of Rome. His is a speech well-prepared, utilizing logic and various rhetorical devices. But, Brutus speaks too much of himself and distances himself from his audience: By your pardon: I will myself into the pulpit first And show the reason of our Caesar's death. Most characteristic of Brutus's speech is chiasmus , a rhetorical device in which phrases are repeated in reverse order with the same or modified form. For example, the famous explanation of Brutus on why he slay Caesar contains this rhetorical element, as Brutus appeals to the logic of his audience. Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more, Also employed by Brutus is antithesis , a rhetorical device in which a contrast of ideas is expressed by parallelism of words that are the opposite of each other; for example, Brutus says, Had you rather that Caesar were living, and die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live all free men.
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