Answers 1Add Yours
That would be because Antony is clearly the better speaker. Brutus is clearly outmatched at the funeral speech. Antony is a master of rhetoric; he seldom means what he says. Antony's famous “Friends, Romans, Countrymen Lend Me Your Ears” speech is a masterful use of rhetoric to turn the crowd against the conspirators. Poor Brutus never had a chance.