Why Did Julius Caesar Join The Conspiracy Analysis

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“Our trust in the future has lost its innocence. We know that anything can happen from one minute to the next. Politics, religion, economics, and the institution of family and community all have become abruptly unsure.” This quote by John O'donohue is relevant to Brutus’s situation because it states how trusting someone or something isn't always good, just like how Brutus is feeling about joining the conspiracy. Knowing that his actions have a major impact on what he is doing can really make a difference in what he proceeds with doing. A few main points in which Brutus should join the conspiracy is how it affects the general, Caesar, and himself. I believe that Brutus should join the conspiracy due to the situation he’s in. “ It must…show more content…
“And therefore we think of him as a serpent's egg-which, hatched, would as his kind grow mischievous and kill him in the shell.” (Ⅱ, ⅰ,34-38). Brutus uses ethos in this quote because he’s talking about what he thinks and makes everyone believe what he is saying based on what he thinks. Brutus also talks about how he should stop Caesar while he’s still in the shell, meaning Caesar would be dethroned before he gains all control and power; therefore, being pathos. I think that Brutus thinks if he joins the conspiracy that he’s benefiting the general. I also think that Brutus is against himself in joining the conspiracy. “No, not an oath. If not the face of men, the sufferance of our souls, the time's abuse-if these be motives weak, break off bedtimes, in every hence to his ideal bed.” (Ⅱ,ⅰ, 120-126). What Brutus informes is that the conspiracy shouldn’t proceed with an oath due to the lack ability of the idea of killing Caesar. Brutus uses ethos in his quote because he’s talking about what he believes is the right thing to do. He also uses pathos because when he talks about the sad faces of the fellow men it makes him more emotionally

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