How does Decius's argument change Caesar's mind about going to the senate in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar? Ethos, Logos, Pathos?

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Decius is a brilliant man. He recognizes that flattery causes a man like Caesar to act. Decius sets a trap by using flattery. When Caesar explains to Decius that he will not go to the Senate because of Calpunia's fears, Decius first ridicules Caesar. He asks him what will the...

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Decius is a brilliant man. He recognizes that flattery causes a man like Caesar to act. Decius sets a trap by using flattery. When Caesar explains to Decius that he will not go to the Senate because of Calpunia's fears, Decius first ridicules Caesar. He asks him what will the people think at having given in to his wife's fears. 

Caesar explains Calpurnia's dream. In her dream, Caesar's statute was spurting blood and the people were bathing their hands in Caesar's blood. Calpurnia begged Caesar not to stir out of the house today. Caesar had decided to give in to her fears and stay home. Decius used wit and flattery to trap Caesar into going to the Senate. 

Decius explained Calpurnia's dream in a positive manner. He explained the blood spurting from Caesar's statute was a symbol of refreshing as the people bathed their hands in the life giving source. Caesar liked Decius' interpretation of the dream. He then questioned Calpurnia by asking her did she now feel foolish with such a positive interpretation from Decius. 

Decius is brilliant in his interpretation and he changes Caesar's mind about going to the Capitol:

Decius reinterprets the dream in a way that highlights Caesar's importance to Rome. When Caesar has heard this interpretation, along with Decius's mentioning that the Senate is thinking of offering Caesar the crown, he announces that he has changed his mind and will go to the Capitol.

Again, Decius uses flattery to seduce Caesar. His flattery works as Caesar is convinced to go to the Capitol. 

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