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How Does Brutus Use Ethos In Julius Caesar

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Rhetorical Analysis: Brutus’s Speech Brutus is trying to justify to himself that killing Julius Caesar is the right thing to do for the good of Rome, because Caesar could become very dangerous if allowed to gain power by becoming king. His argument incorporates ethos, pathos, and logos to justify the necessity of Caesar’s death for the Roman people. Brutus establishes his credibility through ethos by stating: “I know no personal cause to spurn at him/ But for the general” (2.1.11-12). His claim demonstrates his moral righteousness and trustworthiness by explaining that he has no personal reasons for hating Caesar, and his sentiments are for the best interest of the Roman people. Brutus further argues the logical progression of ambition

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  • Analyzes how brutus uses ethos, pathos, and logos to justify the necessity of caesar's death for the roman people.
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