What does Antony think of Brutus?

What does Antony think of Brutus?

After Brutus’s death, Antony and Octavius give short speeches in praise of Brutus. Antony characterizes Brutus as “the noblest Roman of them all,” indicating that he was the only conspirator who acted for the good of Rome. Octavius echoes Antony, concluding that Brutus was indeed an honorable man.

What is Antony’s tone in his speech?

Marc Antony gives his speech at Caesar’s funeral to the citizens of Rome. The purpose of his speech is to prove to the citizens that Brutus is wrong and Caesar shouldn’t have been killed. The tone of his speech is very ironic. It also gets very dramatic as he talks about Caesar being killed.

What is Antony’s intention when he refers to Brutus and others as honorable men?

By repeatedly saying that Brutus is an honorable man, he appeases the mob and gets them to listen to him. Besides that, Antony truly believes that Brutus is an honorable, though misguided, man.

Why would he say Brutus is honorable if he doesn’t believe it?

The speech is Antony’s funeral oration over Caesar, whom Brutus has helped kill. “Brutus is an honorable man” is ironic, as Antony is attempting to portray Brutus as ungrateful and treacherous. He succeeds in turning the Roman people against Brutus and the other assassins.

Who said the line Et tu Brute?

“Et tu, Brute?” – Julius Caesar.

How did Antony disprove Brutus assertion that Caesar was an overly ambitious man?

In his funeral speech in Act III, Scene 2, Marc Antony means to rebut Brutus’s claim that Caesar was ambitious. He does it by listing a bunch of things that Caesar did that he does not think showed Caesar being ambitious. Some examples of this include: He captured people in war and brought them back to Rome.

What examples does Antony present to refute Brutus claims that Caesar was ambitious?

Mark Antony refutes Brutus’ accusations of Caesar being overly ambitious by giving examples of his humility and his great love for Romans, whom he named as heirs in his will; mutiny might be an expected reaction from the Roman crowd.