Who Was Responsible For Julius Caesar's Death Essay

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In Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the person most responsible for the death of Julius Caesar is Cassius, he started the conspiracy and developed the plan of how to manipulate and convince Brutus to kill Caesar and lead Rome. While it may look like Brutus was the one responsible for his death, it was Cassius who made him think that he needed to that by slipping fake letters into his room. Cassius began the rebellion against Caesar, and then developed a plan to make Brutus think he need to kill Caesar and become the leader, and finally as well as the other conspirators, Cassius contributed to stabbing Caesar.

TS 1: in the beginning of the story we are introduced to the conspirators, who are lead by Cassius and we discover that they are determined to destroy Caesar. In the beginning of the play Cassius is trying to convince Brutus that there is nothing special about Caesar, he is “Like a Colossus, and [they] petty men Walk under his huge legs”(I, II, 137). Cassius is saying that nothing is special about …show more content…

The stage directions say that ”CASCA first, then the other Conspirators and BRUTUS stab CAESAR” (Shakespeare). All of the conspirators were responsible for the death of Julius Caesar. Each conspirators stabbed him many times, including Cassius, ultimately making partially him responsible for his death. After the stabbing, Cassius says “Some to the common pulpits, and cry out Liberty, freedom, and enfranchisement! '’ (III,I, 88-89). Essentially Cassius is saying they should go out and say to the public that they have given them freedom! He thinks that what he did saved the people of rome but all it really did wass lead to a power struggle and greedy people trying to take over rome. Cassius is the most responsible for the death of Julius Caesar because he participated and played a large roll in his

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