Julius Caesar, Folger Shakespeare Library Edition, Rhetorical Analysis Comparing Brutus’ and Antony’s funeral speeches. In Act 3 Scene 2 JULIUS CAESAR RHETORICAL ANALYSIS Analyze the way in which Shakespeare uses the characters of Brutus and Mark Antony to illustrate the power of persuasion (rhetoric). Use the notes you have taken on rhetoric to help you organize the essay (Rhetoric Presentation posted on Edmodo). REQUIREMENTS: 4 paragraphs in length Must discuss both funeral speeches Must include at least one piece of textual evidence per body paragraph that specifically connects to a rhetorical appeal (ethos, pathos, logos) Must evaluate which character is more persuasive RECOMMENDED FORMAT Paragraph #1- Introduction Define rhetoric and discuss the significance of rhetoric in the funeral speeches. Paragraph #2- Brutus Speech Brutus Speech (words and actions): -Purpose of speech (whats Brutus goal?) -Textual Evidence -Which rhetorical appeal does Brutus use? -Why does the quote represent ethos, pathos, or logos? -Is Brutus use of rhetoric effective? Why or why not? Paragraph #3: Antonys Speech Antonys Speech (words and actions): -Purpose of speech (whats Antonys goal?) -Textual Evidence -Which rhetorical appeal does Antony use? -Why does the quote represent ethos, pathos, or logos? -Is Antonys use of rhetoric effective? Why or why not? Paragraph #4: Evaluation / Conclusion Evaluation of which character is more persuasive: -Who uses ethos, pathos, or logos more effectively? Why? -Who is ultimately more persuasive? Why? JParagraph #1 (Introduction): Define rhetoric, and discuss the significance of rhetoric in the funeral speeches.