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How Did Brutus Caesar Join The Conspiracy

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“If there be any in this assembly, any dear friend of Caesar’s to him I say that Brutus’ love to Caesar was no less than his. If then that friend demand why Brutus rose against Caesar, this is my answer, not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.” Although many people in Rome were happy that Caesar had died, Brutus still loved Caesar and promised to himself that their friendship will never die. Another reason why Brutus was not right to join the conspiracy is because Cassius had convinced Brutus that Caesar was going to make himself a monarch and turned him against his own friend by manipulating him and making Brutus the one to kill Caesar. Brutus’ flaws that he has as a character got the best of him and made it easy for Cassius to use him for the killing of Caesar. When Cassius knew how close Brutus and Caesar were, he had decided to write fake letters to Brutus so that he would join the conspiracy. “Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world like a…show more content…
He is persuaded to do this by the fake letters Cassius sent him that Caesar is too powerful. This misled Brutus which then led to the killing of Caesar. But this did not work in Brutus’ favor because after the attack at the Senate on the Ides of March, Mark Antony escapes and pretends to befriend the murderers. He then asks Brutus if he can speak at Caesar’s funeral. Instead of speaking about Caesar, Mark Antony says “friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears,” and then he proceeds to turn the citizens against Brutus and Cassius. Then both men are being chased by an angry mob of citizens in Rome. Brutus later realizes that he made a mistake with trusting Cassius and now he is disliked by the people of Rome for being unaware of what was actually going on during the conspiracy of killing
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