Cassius was so set on killing Caesar he recruited Brutus to help set up Caesar. Cassius decides to sweet-talk Brutus. Cassius tries to show that he is a nice guy he says, “Brutus, I do observe you now of late / I have not from your eyes that gentleness / And show of love as I was wont to have. / You bear too stubborn and too strange a hand / Over your friend that loves you.” (I. 2.
Whoever becomes leader how do they know that they won't get mad at them and just kill them too. It's a bad idea for Brutus to join the conspiracy. What if the plan doesn't go how they want it to go? If Caesar found out that they were planning on killing him, he would probably kill all of them first. Brutus is already a close friend of Caesar's why put his life on the line.
These two quotes also portray his change of thought between acts 1 and 5. In the start Brutus refuses to fall for Cassius ' persuasion; he claims he loves Caesar and would not turn against him. He would, however, listen to Cassius ' reasoning. Soon he made up his mind ' Caesar must be killed. After a short time, Antony convinced the plebeians Caesar was a good man who must be avenged and Brutus was named a murderer.
It’s a hard decision for Brutus, because Caesar is his best friend (he just doesn’t want Caesar to be leader because he’s not going to make Rome a better place for the people). So if he wants Rome to be safe, and have a good leader, Brutus has to kill him, he has to get things done soon and fast. So finally, I believe that Caesar is to dangerous to be the person in charge of everything here. , and he doesn’t care about anyone, but himself. Brutus has the respect and honor to become the leader of Rome.
Brutus was one, if not the only one, who helped kill Julius Caesar for reasons that were not selfish. Cassius tells Brutus that Julius was a greedy man that needed to be killed for the good of Rome. Brutus believes Cassius and gets the last blow at Julius which is the stab that ended Julius’ life. Later when Brutus finds out the truth he is angry at Cassius for lying and leading him to kill his good friend. Although Brutus did end up killing Julius Caesar but he did do it for what he thought was a good cause.
That day they lost not only a general, but a man whose job was to help the people. He was seen as an ambitious man who needed to be stopped. Right before Anthony gave his speech Brutus came to explain why the murder was a just cause. In The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Anthony shows his ability to tell the truth through dishonesty and irony. He starts off his eulogy by saying “Friends romans countrymen, lend me your ears;” he uses this as an introduction
If someone is willing to kill off their own family, then how can one know they will not kill others to stay in power? The audience could say this makes him unfit to lead. This argument is not valid, because we see that his being a ruler of Rome and having no bad feelings between him and his fellow leaders allows them to win in the end. They work together to bring justice, and without justice there is disorder. And when you are a leader, disorder can turn others against you.
When planning to kill him, the conspirators gather around Caesar and he sees his trusted friend Brutus among them. They pull out their daggers and stab Caesar. With his dying breath Caesar addresses Brutus, "Et tu, Brute?” (III.i.77). This quote emphasizes the betrayal Caesar felt. Caesar had expected betrayal from Cassius, but was truly surprised that his good friend Brutus did too.
Antony being very loyal to Caesar is hurt by the assassination and vows to avenge Caesar. While speaking to the crowd, he manipulates the Roman people to see the assassination of Caesar as an act of malice and jealousy. In his funeral speech, Brutus creates a earnestand honest tone through the use of loaded words,
“Et tu, Brute?” meaning even you Brutus as Caesar falls to death as he was murder by Brutus and senators on the idles of March. The reaction that comes to Caesar that surprised him was one of his good friends, Brutus, he thought he trusted was the one who betrayed him. In act three, scene one as Caesar falls to his death after Casca stabs him first as other followed along with Brutus onto the stabbing. This is leading to Caesar finding out he was betrayed by Brutus. "For Brutus, as you know was Caesar's angel.