How Does Brutus Speak In Julius Caesar's Speech

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Cassius always spoke eloquently and passionately whenever he talked to Brutus, while Brutus always spoke with seriousness and simplicity when he talked to Cassius. When Cassius spoke to Brutus, he always gave Brutus some elaborate speech with an embedded story such as his story about Caesar’s weakness in hopes of persuading Brutus to join him in the conspiracy. Cassius always belittled Caesar in order to make his speech much more persuading. Meanwhile, Brutus always talked to Cassius with seriousness while keeping his replies short and simple. Brutus never belittled Caesar and tried to say nothing negatively about him while Cassius did so freely. As a result, their way of speaking differs because Cassius speaks passionately and belittles a person in order to persuade Brutus, while Brutus did not make any derogatory statements against Caesar…show more content…
When Caesar talks to Antony about who people should fear, Caesar said, “Would he were fatter! But I fear him not. Yet if my name were liable to fear, I do not know the man I should avoid so soon as that spare Cassius. He reads much. He is a great observer, and he looks quite through the deeds of men” (1.2.199-204) Caesar doesn’t trust Cassius very much because he sees him as a danger to people. In fact, he said that Cassius should be feared by nearly everyone, but doesn’t fear him himself. In conclusion, Caesar doesn’t like Cassius because he can’t trust him as being as loyal as the people he surrounds himself with. However, Caesar likes Brutus because they are close friends. When Cassius asked Brutus if he didn’t want Caesar to be king, Brutus replied, “I would not Cassius. Yet I love him well” (1.2.84). This confirms that they are close friends, which means that they like each other. Cassius’ and Brutus’ relationship with Caesar are complete opposites as Brutus is close and loved by Caesar while Cassius is distant and hated by

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