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Antony's Oration of Manipulation in "Julius Caesar"

Summary: After Julius Ceasar's death in William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," Marc Antony makes his "I have come to bury Caesar" oratory before the Roman people, convincing them that klling Caesar was the right thing to do. Antony uses flawless logic and genuine emotional appeal in his masterful oratory.
We've all heard that the pen is mightier than the sword, for while an army can conquer through bloodshed and destruction, words can convince even the most hostile of enemies through amending the mind. In fact, even ancient Romans knew of and practiced the art of words. In Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, after the assassination of Caesar. Brutus convinces the Roman mob that what he did was right. He then gives the podium to Marc Antony, who wanted to give one final oration praising Caesar. In this oration, Marc Antony uses every element of logical and emotional manipulation to transform a hostile crowd into one that is sympathetic and supportive of him, a crowd willing to do anything to avenge the death of Julius Caesar.

Marc Antony, in his funeral oration, uses powerful tools of oratory. Beginning with the first line of his speech, "Friends, Romans, countrymen...

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