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Brutus’s Idealism
Does Brutus’s idealism make him a traitor to Rome or the BIggest Roman Hero? Brutus’s idealism made him believe that Rome was in danger in history and in Shakespeare’s play, “Julius Caesar” which caused him to betray his friend, Caesar. Brutus’s fear for the Roman Republic caused him to betray his friend who may have became a tyrant without being killed. This caused anarchy among them instead of actually helping the republic, good job Brutus. He even says that he fears for the people if they choose Caesar as a king. Brutus has negatively affected the outlook of Rome and created more harm than good for the situation. Not only did it harm Rome, but it brought his own demise and hallucinations of Caesar’s ghost.
Brutus’s speech to the plebeians after Caesar’s death, about his dilemma and his viewpoint towards Caesar, influenced the viewpoints of the plebeians and causes them to believe he is the best roman until Antony speaks to them. Brutus’s idealism led to his own death later on and brought him more misery than his idealism could
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Yet in “Julius Caesar”, Brutus justifies his speech to the plebeians he welcomes them to using the same weapon as he used to kill Caesar, convincing the plebeians of the pain he feels in killing his friend and a major political power. But was Brutus’s idealism a trick to shift powers? Either way it backfired greatly on him. He believed that helping the republic would mean getting rid of Caesar, but really it led to the downfall of Rome and Brutus’s death. Of course this only happened due to the conspirators setting up false letters all over Rome. Brutus’s idealism forced him to believe in these false encouragements and believed it was up to him. And when Antony convinces Brutus to allow him to speak at Caesar’s funeral. Brutus’s idealism is flawed due to him believing in everything everyone tells him, Brutus is
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