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  • Brutus An Honorable Man
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    Brutus, Honorable Man Brutus, an honorable conspirator? Honorable is defined as genuine, truthful and displaying integrity while a conspirator is defined as one that in gages in an agreement to commit an illegal or wrongful act. Anyone can clearly see that these two words do not belong together. There are also other reasons why Brutus should not be considered honorable. In the play three district act can be recalled. The first dishonorable act Brutus commits is not standing up for what he believ...
  • Caesar's Friend Brutus
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    Joshua Motta Hr. 3 Honors English Smith 203 Tragic Hero Essay Sometimes our friends keep us from achieving our goals. We make sacrifices to make our friends a part of our goals and achievements. If a friend gets left out, we stay behind with them to keep them from being alone. Some achievements require us to leave out our friends. This is what happens in the case of Julius Caesar. He became the ruler of Rome, leaving out his good friend Brutus. Brutus and other conspirators assassinated Julius C...
  • Mistakes Brutus
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    Julius Caesar: Brutus' Mistakes The theme I picked for Julius Caesar essay is the mistakes made by Brutus. According to Mr. Holtz Brutus was stupid and many mistakes. The first one was him even joining the Conspirators. The second was letting Anthony live and speak at the funeral. The final mistake was his battle plan. Every one does make mistakes sometimes, but mistakes Brutus made where plainly stupid. I feel the first mistake was Brutus joining the conspirators in the first place. His mine wa...
  • Brutus Conscience
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    In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Brutus had many flaws such as he trusted people, he had a conscience, and he had a lust for power. Many times in the play he made mistakes. He probably made more mistakes in the play then any other character. Like other tragic heroes, Brutus had great promise and ability. One of the many ways Brutus was a tragic hero was that he trusted people too easily. The first time he trusted anybody in the play was when he joined the conspiracy. He trusted ...
  • Brutus And Julius Caesar
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    Flattery Lots of characters in the play Julius Caesar flattered someone or were flattered themselves. Those who flattered others used flattery to further themselves and others through the entire play. Even though there were many examples of this throughout the play, I am going to use two of the main examples, Brutus and Julius Caesar. First, Cassius furthered Brutus into joining the conspiracy. One way Cassius got Brutus to join the conspiracy was by telling him to weigh the names Brutus and Cae...
  • Brutus Jealous Of Caesar
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    Cassius If there were to be a villain in the Tragedy of Julius Caesar Cassius would be it. Cassius is the character who first thought up of the conspiracy against Julius Caesar. His motives weren't as noble as Brutus' but he made Brutus believe they were. Cassius did whatever it took to get Brutus to join in the conspiracy. We can clearly see Cassius' true nature by what he does and says in the play. Cassius is a sly, deceitful and an untrustworthy character. Caesar described him best. He said (...
  • Entire Friendship Of Julius Caesar And Brutus
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    The definition of a tragic hero is perceived as on who is neither wicked nor purely innocent, one who "is brave and noble but guilty of the tragic flaw of assuming that honorable ends justify dishonorable means". In The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Brutus takes the role of the tragic hero. Brutus's honor, nobility, and self-righteousness makes him "a tragic figure, if not the hero" (Catherine C. Dominic). As the play opens, Brutus is known as a Roman nobleman and a member of one of the most illustr...
  • End The Armies Of Brutus And Cassius
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    Julius Caesar: Brutus' Mistakes or Harmar tias Throughout the play of "Julius Caesar" Brutus makes many mistakes, which eventually lead to his tragic downfall. Although Brutus makes many I feel that these three are the most important. The that Brutus makes is listening to Cassius, in the beginning. Anotherharmartia Brutus makes is deciding not to kill Antony. Brutus also makes the mistake of meeting Antony's army in Philippi instead of waiting at the camp. These three of Brutus will be greater e...
  • Brutus And Cassius
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    Marcus Brutus, Caesar's noble friend, joined the conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar because of his love for Rome. The Lives of the Greeks and Romans gives a very good description of Brutus; it was not far off what Shakespeare describes Brutus as. Plutarch described Brutus as A marvelous lowly and gentle person, noble minded, and would never be in any rage, nor carried away with pleasure and covetousness; but had ever an upright mind with him, and would never yield to any wrong or injustice....
  • Caesar And Later Cassius And Brutus
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    The knife was concealed in his tunic. This was the beginning of the end for many live, most notably Caesar and later Cassius and Brutus. In William Shakespeare's tragic play, Julius Caesar, Caesar stumbling and dripping blood looked more like a pincushion that a man. With his last breath he reached out to his last hope, a friend, Brutus. The knife that had been soon cleverly hidden now lay in might Caesar. How could a friend do such a thing Still Brutus stood on his principal that the good of th...
  • Brutus And Cassius
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    Summaries of Julius Caesar Act I This first Act contains only three scenes, but each are important for many reasons. It begins with two tribunes, Flavius and Murellus, who scold commoners who parade down the street to celebrate Caesar's victory over Pompey. The two tribunes shame the commoners for celebrating the death of one of Rome's former leaders, and they depart solemnly. On February 15th the festival of Lupercalia is celebrated, and Caesar arrives in the city along with Antony and Brutus. ...
  • Leaves Except Brutus And Cassius
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    Act I, Scene i Summary Two patricians Flavius and Marcullus enter. They are confused by the fact that the plebeians are not in their work clothes, and begin to ask some plebeians what their jobs are. A carpenter admits he is a carpenter. Next Marcullus asks a cobbler what his job is, and the cobbler answers in a series of puns ("souls" / "soles"), ("withal" / "with awl"). The cobbler explains that everyone is taking the day off to celebrate Caesar's victory over Pompey. Marcullus, in high rhetor...
  • Brutus Lack Of Faith In Caesar
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    Throughout the entire play, Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare repeatedly shows a theme of friendship. Living in Rome during 44 B.C., Brutus, an honorable man who starts out friends with both Cassius and Caesar, ends up joining along with Cassius to betray Caesar with assassination. After the assassination, a civil war develops between the traitors and the triumvirate of Antony, Lepidus, and Octavius. Because of some confusion, Cassius ends up committing suicide and again Brutus follows his lead...
  • Nobility Of Caesar And Brutus
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    Cassius, being the very sly person that he is, uses all the tricks in the bag to get Brutus to join the conspiracy. Cassius wants to have Brutus become part of the conspiracy because Brutus is thought of highly and is liked by almost all of the common people. This is true because his ancestors rid Rome of the last kings. This was a great deed because those kings were very cruel. Brutus is very idealistic and although he loves Caesar, he loves Rome more, and will even kill to do what is best for ...
  • Leaders Like Cassius
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    There are many similarities and differences between the characters of Brutus and Cassius in the play "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare. It can be concluded by analyzing these differences which of the two characters is more suited to lead the revolt against Caesar, and also which is more suited to lead the ensuing revolution. Upon studying the play, one finds it difficult to find many similarities between the two characters. They are however both closely involved with the same group of consp...
  • Brutus And Cassius Morals
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    Throughout The Tragedy of Julius Caesar the audience sees how Brutus and Cassius compare and contrast in many ways. Brutus us a noble character while Cassius is dishonest and conniving. Brutus is also more na " ive. He tends to dominate the other characters of the play. In contrast to Brutus, Cassius is more realistic. Brutus and Cassius display different character traits especially in the areas of their reasons for killing Caesar, their decisions throughout the assassination, and their morality...
  • Brutus And Cassius Character Traits
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    In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the two main characters are presented as foils to each other. Brutus and Cassius, two of the lead conspirators whom arranged the assassination of the Roman political figure Julius Caesar, remain in direct contrast throughout the play. Although they do succeed in the murder of Caesar and victory in the battle that ensues, there is discord because of their conflicting attitudes especially evident in their personality traits, motives in conspiracy, ...
  • Effective Leader For The Conspiracy
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    cassius possesses many suitable traits in his character which would make him an effective leader for the conspiracy to murder Caesar. All things considered, Cassius is definately not "the noblest of Romans". However when it comes to a secretive enterprise such as a conspiracy he would definatelyu be most suited to assume the position of leadership. Cassius is extremely eloquent by nature- this is clearly evident in the diverse and extremely effective methods he uses to persuade others such as Br...
  • Julius Caesar Qualities Of Brutus And Cassius
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    Essay Outline- Julius Caesar Introductory paragraph: In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the most of the characters have flaws that lead to the tragedy. Brutus and Cassius both try to make their conspiracy of killing Caesar work, but make errors in judgement that eventually lead to their deaths. The biggest downfall that these two men make, although more subtle, is that they do not consider each other's opinions or work together. Neither Brutus nor Cassius were fit to lead a succes...
  • Brutus's Tragic Flaw
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    In the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the character Marcus Brutus fits the definition of the tragic hero. Like other tragic heroes, he had great promise, ability, and integrity of character. He had a tragic flaw. He had a lust for power, and he died at the end of the play. Brutus had great promise, ability, and strength of character. The fact that he could single-handedly take over the group of conspirators, and completely overrule Cassius demonstrates his strength of ...

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