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
People complain that Brutus is just as bad as Caesar, yet Brutus does it for justice of the people. While others explain that the Roman empire will fall due to Brutus’s actions, others will say that he has a high respect of the citizens, and the citizens would know he did the deed for the better good. While some may bicker about Brutus making predictions about the future, he is simply trying to prevent tyranny to get ahold of Rome and the empire. Brutus is the perfect example of anyone in the world, who wants to do the better good for everyone. Should Brutus join the conspiracy against Caesar?
In the story Caesar is to be king of Rome, Brutus plans to kill Caesar for he says that if Caesar were to become king all of the people in Rome would become slaves, although Caesar is Brutus most loved person. Anthony also considers Caesar as his most love person and there doesn’t want Caesar to die. Anthony won the overall fight of speech because of why Brutus betrayed Caesar, what his own thoughts of Brutus reasons were, and what Anthony thought on Caesar’s death himself. Anthony’s speech is more effective than Brutus for the fact that Anthony explained that he never betrayed Caesar like Brutus did, Brutus betrayed Caesar by killing him for the fact that he loved Rome more.
Lucius Junius Brutus one of Brutus’ ancestor that turned Rome into a republic. Brutus loves caesar but doesn't want him to become king. Brutus doesn't have a personal reason to kill Caesar but for the good of Rome he has to. The country of rome would fall to Caesar if he became king because he is corrupt. Brutus loves Caesar but knows he has to kill him for the good of rome.
In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the main character, Marcus Brutus, is the tragic hero. He is a tragic hero because he is presented as a noble, upright, virtuous man who is concerned for his country, and is tragically led to betray his friend, Julius Caesar. This is also supported by the fact that the other main character, Julius Caesar, dies in the middle of the play. Paired with Brutus’ ideal and goal of preserving and protecting the Republic from all enemies, internal and external; it is clear his character drives the action of the play. He is also the clear protagonist of the story, striving for a noble ideal that he fails to accomplish, and suffering both internal and external conflict as a result, with his failure distinctively marking him as the play’s tragic hero.
What is it that you would impart to me? If it be aught toward the general good, set honor in one eye and death i' th' other, And I will look on both indifferently, let the gods so speed me as I love. The name of honor more than I fear death.” (1.2.84-91). Although he loves Caesar, Brutus does not want him to become King of Rome and create a tyranny. Cassius saw that having someone like Brutus, who is loved by the people
Brutus was a man who honestly believed that by killing Julius Caesar he was doing right by the people of Rome. Brutus ' speech show that his loyalty is given first to Rome then to his close friends. He is justifying the death of Julius Caesar. He used ethics to persuade the audience that killing Caesar is the right thing to do because it
This quote, from Brutus, means that his own thoughts and conflicts overwhelm him. In addition, his thoughts and conflicts refer to his idea that if Caesar becomes king, that he will end up harming or endangering Rome. Brutus believes killing Caesar, results to the only solution to help and protect Rome, which relates back to his conflict. Overall, Brutus’ internal conflict involves deciding to kill Caesar, or not, because he does not necessarily want to kill Caesar, but sees it as the only way to protect Rome and its people. His love for Rome and the Roman people proves greater than his love for Caesar, who he somewhat looks to as a friend.
But I saw the pain and difficulty it caused Brutus, to even think about killing Caesar. For when Cassius was persuading Brutus to join the conspiracy against Caesar, Brutus said " I do fear for the people Choose Caesar for their king... Cassius, yet I love him well" (JC. I. 2. 85-89).
I loved reading the play "The Tragedy of Julius Caesar" it was full of DRAMA. It was about friendship,loyalty, and betrayal that got the whole play going. Caesar was assassinated by his good friend Brutus; therefore that was betrayal of a friend. The reason Brutus and some fellow people killed him was because they believed that he was going to be a tryant, which was a person that takes control of everything, and would not want to share power. Each Person in the crime to kill Caesar stabbed him in the chest; therefore killing him.