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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...
  • Brutus And Hotspur
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    Many tragic heroes had honor which was either their downfall or their positive trait. In Shakespeare Henry IV Part 1, Hotspur, a hot tempered traitor, makes honor his first priority for him and his family. Although the king praised him, he led a rebellion against him. In Julius Caesar Brutus, a honor driven conspirator, believes too much in honor and uses nor as a way to justify his action. He is admired by the Roman people, but was easily manipulated into joining a conspiracy and immediately to...
  • Julius Caesar Brutus
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    In Julius Caesar Brutus displays the traits of a tragic hero through out this play but being a good person but makes an error in judgment, and when this error occurred it causes his own downfall. First off is that Brutus makes an error in judgment by joining the conspiracy to over throw Caesar. But the only reason that Brutus had joined was because his tragic flaw was honor; he lived his life on the guidelines of honor and loyalty. Now lastly Brutus had caused his very own downfall when after ki...
  • Reverence For Brutus
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    Julius Caesar by William Shakespearean Shakespeare's play of "Caesar" Brutus is a conspirator who portrays a person who favors a republic for Rome. Brutus is an honorable man. Many characters in the play show there reverence for Brutus. Brutus exemplifies his honor in many ways. Brutus is obsequious when he is needed to abet his fellow romans. "Am I entreated to Speak and Strike O Rome I make thee promise, If the redress will follow, then receives thy full petition at the hand of Brutus" (Shakes...
  • Brutus And Caesar Brutus
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    Brutus and Caesar Brutus was a trusted friend of Caesar and an honorable man, or so you thought. In William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Brutus is presented as a loyal companion to Caesar showing himself as honorable only to turn around and betray his friend by death. This to me does not sound like the act of an honorable man. Can a man who is honored, be honorable? Brutus was a noble man in Rome and a good friend to the leader Caesar. Many looked up to Brutus as an honest man, an...
  • Brutus Believes
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    In just a few words, a complete portrait of a character can be formed. As in all Shakespearean drama, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is masterful in its technique of characterization and eloquence. In Marc Antonys famous speech to the plebeians after Caesars death, he repeatedly states that Brutus is an honorable man (3.2. 89). The quote, which can be taken both on a literal and non literal level, reveals much about the character of Brutus. Not only does Antonys quote point, obviously, to the fact...
  • Character Of Brutus From Caesar Example Of Honor
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    Brutus Brutus was first and foremost an honorable man, putting the safety of Rome above everything else. His three most noticeable characteristics were his honor, his naivete, and his stoicism. However, his honor honesty, and trustfulness eventually became the things that killed him. First of all, Brutus is a stoic. He and his wife Portia are both very stoic, and they don't show emotions towards things. The most striking instance of Brutus's toi cism is when Portia commits suicide. Cassius is ha...
  • Tragic Hero Of Julius Caesar
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    Noble yet troubled. Intent on achieving righteousness yet committing immoral acts. Admirable yet ruined. Honorable intentions lead to downfall. These seemingly contradicting qualities are all present in all tragic heroes. In Julius Caesar written by William Shakespeare displays Brutus, a tragic hero, who's blinded loyalty and devotion lead to his destruction. Brutus's heroic belief of honor and virtue was so powerful that it drove him to perform villainous actions. The tragic hero is "presented ...
  • Brutus Speech
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    The play Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, or as I prefer to believe Edward de Vere, introduces many readers to a world where speeches are made on many occasions. In this world of rhetoric, persuasive oratory, speeches help people persuade crowds. However, a crowd is not always persuaded by speeches. If a speech is poorly developed with no supporting evidence, a crowd may not agree with an orator. They may instead support the ideas of another orator. In the play Julius Caesar, two prominent...
  • Citizens Trust Brutus
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    Brutus believes that honor is one of the most important values in life. When presented with a problem his focus is on what he considers to be honorable. Each decision he makes is based on what he believes to be admirable and right. He further believes that honor is an important value of everyone. This idealistic view of honor allowed him to only see the goodness in people. This lead to his downfall as he sees others as honorable as him. After much conflict within himself he concludes that killin...
  • Brutus Values Rome
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    Julius Caesar Essay Line 68-75 Act 5 Scene 5 Antony: "This was the noblest Roman of them all. All the conspirators save only he Did that they did in envy of great Caesar He only, in a general honest thought And common good to all, made one of them His life was gentle, and the elements So mixed in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, 'This was a man!' " This statement was an accurate assessment of Brutus because of a number of reasons. Out of all the characters in the play he ...

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