What villain touched his body, that did stab, And not for justice?”(4.3.18-21) In this quote, Brutus is saying that no man who partook in Julius Caesar's downfall did so for self gain. Brutus's and every other conspirator slayed Caesar because they honestly believed that it would be what was best for Rome. Brutus evokes the emotion in the audience in order to get his point across. Brutus's honor can be proved through another very important
Unlike the other conspirators, Brutus was not power hungry nor did he choose to kill Caesar for personal gain and selfish desires. When Caesar returns from to Rome after murdering Pompey, Brutus fears that he will become a tyrant and a great threat to the Republic. Caesar does not hesitate to do away with anyone who is the slightest bit against him. When Marullus and Flavius speak out agaisnt Caesar to disperse a crowd of Roman workers and go throughout the city taking off crowns and decorations from any of Caesar's statues, he has them both killed. Brutus may have been invloved in Caesar's murder but he does so unselfishly in order to protect Rome by
When Antony spoke at Caesar’s funeral Brutus trusted him not to blame the conspirators for Julius Caesar’s death. Antony in fact said the conspirators were behind Julius’s death. Another example of Brutus being too trusting is when Brutus trusted Cassius about killing Julius to save Rome from tyranny. "Not that I loved Caesar less, but I loved Rome more"(Julius Caesar-Brutus). Afterwards Brutus did feel terrible about killing his beloved friend as if anyone would.
Some say Brutus is a patriot because he killed Caesar for the sake of Rome so the villagers wouldn’t have to overcome by Caesars power as a leader, an example he said “Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more. However, if Brutus truly wanted to be a patriot and be the friend he should have been, he could of simply tried to talk to Caesar about other options instead of killing him suddenly, not only that but the people he worked
( ) Brutus joins the conspiracy under the impression that he is preventing Caesar's tyranny and saving the people of Rome. He also trusts the motives of the other conspirators. In entering the conspiracy he is also responsible for the death of Caesar and the movement of the plot. The civil war is a direct result of Caesar's assassination and eventually Brutus's own death. Brutus's fall is definitely caused by his trustworthy nature.
He single-handedly (in a metaphorical sense) brought on his death and Caesar’s death by agreeing to help the conspirators. Without Brutus, they would not have assassinated Caesar. They needed him due to his popularity among the people and his close relationship with Caesar. “Men at some time are masters of their fates: /The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, /But in ourselves that we are underlings. /Brutus and Caesar: what should be in that "Caesar"?
Julius Caesar dismissed the multiple warnings to beware the Ides of March. Consequently, a group of conspirators sent daggers through the body of the ancient Roman leader. All these conspirators conspired and executed their plan due to selfish and jealous motives, excluding the play’s tragic hero. In William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Brutus fulfills the role of the tragic hero because he possesses qualities of a good person, and he has a sense of commitment. Through words and actions William Shakespeare paints the picture that Brutus is a virtuous individual who believes in and stands by certain moral traits.
Cassius, an evil mastermind, used Brutus to kill his friend. Cassius hoped to get Brutus to rebel, and he succeeded his goal. Overall all, Brutus isn’t such a bad person. Was it Brutus’ intention to stab his friend Caesar; probably not. Brutus, an honorable person, was accused of being a bad person because of Cassius.
Brutus, the honorable man In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Brutus, one of the key conspirators in the murder of Caesar, was an honorable man. Brutus had an internal conflict; he could either be loyal to hisfriend Caesar, or to Rome. He was honorable because he betrayed his friend out of the love for the greater good & the Republic. Brutus was honorable because he did what he thought wasright, and for that Brutus deserved honor. Throughout Julius Caesar there are many examples of Brutus displaying his honor.
List of characters in Julius Caesar Play Brutus - A supporter of the republic who believes strongly in a government guided by the votes of senators. While Brutus loves Caesar as a friend, he opposes the ascension of any single man to the position of dictator, and he fears that Caesar aspires to such power. Brutus’s inflexible sense of honor makes it easy for Caesar’s enemies to manipulate him into believing that Caesar must die in order to preserve the republic. While the other conspirators act out of envy and rivalry, only Brutus truly believes that Caesar’s death will benefit Rome. Unlike Caesar, Brutus is able to separate completely his public life from his private life; by giving priority to matters of state, he epitomizes Roman virtue.