Brutus Vs Lady Macbeth

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BRUTUS AND LADY MACBETH Although Brutus, the character from “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare and Lady Macbeth, from the play “The Tragedy of Macbeth” are both responsible for the murder, their motives are different. At the beginning of the play “Macbeth”, Lady Macbeth is already plotting a murder, which is not the same in the case of Brutus, who agreed to kill Caesar after Cassius (another character from the play “Julius Caesar) made him believe that Caesar might be too ambitious to rule. Lady Macbeth is manipulating her husband, Macbeth, while Brutus is being manipulated by Cassius. Both, Brutus and Lady Macbeth are responsible for the murder. Brutus was the last of the conspirators to stab Caesar, while Lady Macbeth plots the murder of Duncan. Brutus also made a plan how do kill Caesar, similar to Lady Macbeth who manipulated her husband to commit a murder. These two character are great planners and liars, because their victims didn’t know what they are up to. Lady Macbeth and Brutus are both loyal and loving wife and husband, however, when Macbeth doubts his intension to kill Duncan, Lady Macbeth, manipulates him effectively by questioning his manhood, while when Portia kills herself, Brutus seems like he doesn’t really care about his wife’s death. This could be explained by Lady Macbeth’s ambition and the fact that Brutus was in state of chaos when his wife killed herself. These two characters also differ in their motives for the murder. Brutus kill Caesar with other conspirators because he was manipulated by Cassius that killing Caesar will benefit Rome, while Lady Macbeth manipulates Macbeth to kill Duncan in order to gain power for herself. Additionally, both Brutus and Lady Macbeth are faced with guilt by the end of the play, which is portrayed in Brutus’s vision of Caesar’s ghost and Lady
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