Is it justified to kill someone because they have gained too much power and are going to use it for the worse? Brutus has a very bad circumstance on his hands, he can kill Caesar and possibly be executed for his actions or he can let Caesar become king and watch Rome fall. There are many reasons why Brutus should and should not join the conspiracy. Brutus says, “I know no personal reason to spurn at him But for the general.” (II,i,11). Lucius Junius Brutus one of Brutus’ ancestor that turned Rome into a republic.
Caesar most likely would have become one of the most prosperous leaders of Rome. If Antony was also killed like Cassius wanted I believe Cassius would have started a rise to power that would lead to everything he said he was trying to prevent. Overall Cassius did more bad then good he manipulated his friends, allies he killed someone he said he loved, he lied to get revenge, and he killed out of greed. Brutus said he asked for money from Cassius to pay for his troops when you are about to go to war you do not help pay for an allies troops when they need it. You also don’t lash out and say you are better than your ally when you should be planning for the pressing battle.
After the assassination of Julius Caesar in, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, two men come before the people of Rome with much to say. Those two men are Brutus and Mark Antony. Even though a these men 's speeches have come after the same terribly tragedy they both have very different things to say. Rome was being torn between two sides of a dispute, to forgive the murder of Julius or destroy him. Brutus was a man who honestly believed that by killing Julius Caesar he was doing right by the people of Rome.
Montag did was he thought was right according to him because Montag thought that he was protecting himself and Faber, killing him to give society a chance to change, and because Beatty did not want to live anymore. This could relate to our society now days with what our thoughts are with situations and decisions being morally right or wrong. People have different a different view and perspective on certain things but Montag’s view on this situation was that he needed to kill Beatty for many different
Brutus uses pathos in order to pull on the emotions of the crowd, so many of the people can believe that killing Caesar was the right thing to do. “Had you rather Caesar were living and die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead,to live all free men?” As Brutus says this in his speech he is trying to appeal to the emotions of the people who don’t agree with killing Caesar. When he says this he wants to make it sound as if it would be Roman-like to kill him, which could gain the attention of some of the crowd. “Who here is so vile that will not love his country?” When Brutus says this it is in order to appeal to the audiences nationalism. He wants to have it seem like in order for someone to have pride in their country, they must agree with killing
Brutus played a big role in the play: Caesar by Shakespeare. Even now, there is still debate whether or not Brutus was a patriot for his country or a betrayer for his friend. Although he did betray his friend, that doesn’t make Brutus any less of a patriot. There were still plenty of reasons to believe that Brutus is more of a patriot than a betrayer. Some of the reasons being his obvious loyalty to Rome and the fact that he had to be tricked to help kill Caesar.
Brutus' decision to stab Caesar in the back wasn't an easy one. He has to choose between his loyalty to the Roman Republic and his loyalty to his friend. Seems like he could be heading toward tyrant status. Brutus says he killed Caesar because he loved Rome more than he loved Caesar. Based on examples in The Tragedy of Julius
Mercutio, right before his death, said, “A plague o’ both your houses! I am sped,” (3.1.95) showing that he blames the households for his death. Yet, if he would have just accepted Romeo’s desire to be at peace with Tybalt, he would have still been alive. Just because the feud produced hatred between the opposing families does not mean that Mercutio had to be a victim of it. He could have avoided his fate by making less impulsive decisions, proving that the only one who is undoubtedly responsible for his death is Mercutio
“Cowards die many times before the death / The valiant never taste death but once.” This is a quote by William Shakespeare in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar was a power-gaining Roman who had the favor of the people. Jealousy, however, took over a couple of his friends, causing his destruction. His death was not the only death caused by a pride of some sort that ignored a warning or law, which can be known as hubris. A majority of the main characters were guilty of hubris.