Who Is Responsible For The Downfall Of Julius Caesar

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It is a disappointing feeling to work so hard and end up watching the efforts go to waste in the end. In the play Julius Caesar written by William Shakespeare, Marcus Brutus's efforts go to waste despite everything that he does. Brutus is a brave and smart man who only believes he is doing good for the people. Brutus loves his country more than anything but the people revolt against him. Brutus is a character with lots of care and love for his country, but his love for the country led to his downfall. People of Rome said he was a good noble man. After Caesar’s death, Antony says, “Brutus is an honorable man” (III.ii.94). This shows how honorable he is even after killing Caesar. Even after Brutus slayed himself Antony said, “This was the noblest Roman of them all” (V.v.75). Antony was one of Caesar’s closest friends and even after Brutus killed him, he still showed love towards Brutus. It was evident that people knew Brutus for loving his country even after killing Caesar.…show more content…
Kings where hated because only Caesar’s family would be on the throne if he was a king but if he was an emperor they would vote for a ruler. Brutus even said, “I do fear the people choose Caesar for their king” (I.ii.86). He also said, “It must be by his death; and for my part, I know no personal cause to spurn at him, but for the general. He would be crowned…. Would run to these extremities; and therefore think him as a serpent’s egg. Which, Hatched, would as his kind grow mischievous, and kill him in the shell”(II.i.10). Brutus had no personal reason to kill Caesar but he only did it for the good of the people fearing that Caesar would have been an ambitious leader who would treat people like

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