Mark Anthony's Speech Mind Map, 3 parts: Ethos, Logos, and Pathos
Mark Anthony (14 January 83 BC – 1 August 30 BC) was a Roman politician and general who played a crucial role in the Roman Republic's transformation from a constitutional republic to the autocratic Roman Empire.
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Mark Anthony's Speech
The audience respects him. The Plebeians say,"We'll listen to him,we'll follow him,we'll die with him..."
This is because he is a Noble man.He is a loyal friend and cousin to Caesar.
The fact that it is a speech earns him the audience.For example his reference to the audience as,"Friends,country men,Romans..."He also continues to say,"...Then you and I and all of us fell down while bloody treason triumphed..."
He greatly identifies with the native crowd therefore people listen to him.
The Caesar's death deserves to be avenged.
He urges the crowd to respect Caesar in his capacity.
He explains that he loved his people and that their interests were at heart.He continues to say,"...When the poor cried,he cried.
Mark talks about the time when he offered Caesar the crown three times at the Lupercal feast but he rejected.
He wasn't an overly ambitious and selfish person as Brutus put it.
This element is also portrayed when he says,"...Bear with me.My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar and I must pause until it returns to me..."
Caesar deserve such a brutal death.