Why Did Julius Caesar Join The Conspiracy

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Joining the Conspiracy A question that has gained much attention and controversy is simply this “Should Brutus have joined the conspiracy to kill Caesar?” Many people argue on whether his reasoning dictated the right to end Caesar’s life, after all they were best friends. Some people say yes, he did justify his reasons for killing Caesar. Still others say no, he just rationalized it for himself to make it seem like it was the best and only option that he had. In the end, Brutus makes the right decision in cutting Caesar’s life short. There are many reasons and clues in the story as to why this choice was the best option. The first reason is the way that Caesar acts towards his wife. In Scene II Act ii Caesar is against Calphurnia and is not treating her with the dignity and respect that she deserves. She is devoted to him and trying to warn him of the danger that she fears for him, and he’s acting rude and resentful towards her and is treating her like she is less than he is. This is a reference to ethos because it’s showing his characterization and is showing how he views her in comparison to him. This may also reflect on how he acts in the future towards his…show more content…
Take Pompey for example, he threatened his power and Caesar not only went and killed him but also his sons. Some people may or may not know this but Caesar’s daughter, Julia Caesar, was married to Pompey and so him and Caesar were related. In Act I Scene ii he says to Antony that Cassius has a “lean and hungry look.” This goes to show that Caesar doesn’t trust some people even by the looks of them. If Caesar were to take power this idea might get the best of him and there’s no telling how many people he would have disposed of just because it looked like Caesar couldn’t trust them. This is another example of ethos and is talking about Caesar and how he views different
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