).” This quote shows that Brutus is considering betraying his best friend. Then later in act two Brutus says “The only way is to kill Caesar. I have no personal reason to strike at him—only the best interest of the people.”(2.1.10) which shows that he has given in and is agreeing to kill Caesar for Rome. Once Brutus betrays his dear friend Caesar it causes all kinds of turmoil in Rome. One example of the turmoil it cause in Rome was it started a war between the conspirators and their followers and Antony and Octavius and his followers.
He explains to the people of Rome how Caesar couldn’t have been an ambitious man; he has turned down a crown three times. Brutus and Antony use persuasion throughout the play to explain further on why Brutus helps kill Caesar and how Antony gets the people of Rome to turn against Brutus. First, Brutus tells the people of Rome that he had only killed Caesar so they could finally all be free from his power. For example, when Brutus says,”not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved/ Rome more. Had you rather Caesar were living, and/ die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live all/ freemen?”(3.2.23-26).
During the Roman times, a wise man’s usage of words has the ability to persuade other’s minds, especially during a time of crisis. William Shakespeare writes Julius Caesar as a tragedy in 1599 to explain the conspiracy against Julius Caesar. In William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Cassius & the other conspirators viciously stab Julius Caesar to death which causes an outrage among the plebeians. Brutus tries to justify to the crowd the reason as to why they kill Caesar. Brutus exclaims Caesar’s ambition shows Caesar’s ability to eventually become a tyrant.
Brutus’ and Antony’s speeches to the Roman people and how it influenced the rest of the play and characters. This will explain whether they used rhetorical devices and because how they used them lead to how the play ended. Brutus used logos and pathos to show the people of Rome that Caesar was an ambitious ruler. For example, Brutus asks the crowd, “Had you rather Caesar were living and die all slaves, than that Caesar
I was born free as Caesar. So were you” (Act I, Scene II, Lines 93-97). This quote from Cassius to Brutus is the seed. Cassius uses little bits of doubt in Caesar to get Brutus questioning Caesar. This plan was one of cowardice, he told the other conspirators that it needed to be done for the betterment of Rome.
This Emperor’s rise and fall to power uncovered debauchery, bloodlust, and betrayal. Caligula was a human being with an amoral personality that was created by his Uncle from the murder of his family to the engagement of perversion and slaughter. Although from 19 to 33 AD, Tiberius murdered Caligula’s family out of envy and paranoia. It was at that time, Tiberius would also murdered his mother and brothers because of his paranoia, ego, and manipulative nature toward Rome and
Since this new ruler would take power from the Senate, a few of the members agreed that an assassination was the best solution to this power struggle (“The Assassination of Julius Caesar, 44 BC”). Another reason Caesar so quickly gained power, and why people hated him is from the belief that he was responsible for Pompey’s death, the previous beloved ruler( "What Were the Motives
And after some persuading from the conspirators and Cassius, Brutus finally joins in on the act to kill Caesar before he can do any damage to Rome. After Caesar continuously refuses to lift the banishment of Publius Cimber, the conspirators all kneel around him to get close enough to him and trap him. It was their moment to take action. “Speak ,hands, for me!” (Shakespeare III.i.84).
Out of the three speeches from Brutus, Antony and Lyndon Johnson. Antony speech effectively achieve his purpose to the point where he was able to open people's eyes. on march 15, 44 BC Julius Caesar was murdered by a man named Brutus. Brutus was a man who is jealous of Julius Caesar and would do anything to be in his place.on March 15th 44 BC brutis went to Julius Caesar and murdered him . the people of Rome came together to see what was going on ,Brutus came up to the stage and started talking about how he had to kill Julius Caesar because he was too ambitious.
“O, you and I have heard our fathers say, there was a Brutus once that would have brooked Th’ eternal devil to keep his state in Rome as easily as a king” (I.ii.158-161). The second element of a tragic hero is that they are suffering or will suffer a catastrophe during the course of the play. Brutus’s catastrophe is that formed an alliance with the conspirators and agreed to assassinate Caesar since he believed he would be doing it for the right reasons like to protect the freedom of Rome but the other conspirators assassinated Caesar for their own personal gain. “…Countrymen, my heart doth joy that yet in all my life I found no man that was true to me” (V.V. 34-35).