Would Julius Caesar Kill An Acquaintance To Better His/Her Country?

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Would he/she kill an acquaintance to better his/her country? In Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Cassius, Brutus, Casca, and Cinna, who are a part of Rome’s senate become conspirators and decide that in order to better the country they must murder Caesar. In order to accomplish this task, they send Decius to convince Caesar to go to the capital. To get Caesar to go there, he tells him that he is going to be crowned and that Calpurnia’s dream was misinterpreted. Calpurnia, the wife of Caesar, dreamt that Caesar was going to be killed at the Capital and people were going to wash their hands in the blood and flesh of Caesar. Calpurnia tells Caesar about her dream but he tries to assure her that this will not happen. Following the death of Caesar, Brutus and Antony go to war over the murder of Caesar and Brutus ends of killing himself because he cannot deal with the drama anymore. Brutus finds a way to his success…show more content…
On page 107, Brutus explains his loyalty to his country by saying, “ Our hearts you see not; they are pitiful; And pity to the general wrong of Rome Hath done this deed on Caesar.” This shows how Brutus is loyal to his country because he explains how personally he has nothing against Caesar and that they are really close friends but for the good of Rome he had to kill Caesar because he would have become a dictator and the people of Rome still wanted to have a republic. Another example of Brutus being brave is on page 19 where he says, “…If it aught toward the general good, Set honor in one eye and death I’th’ other And I will look on both indifferently; For let the gods so speed me as I love the name of honor more than I fear death.” The shows how Brutus is brave because he says that if he has to kill Caesar for the good of Rome than he will do it and he will not be afraid of death and will brave and do it even though he is his close

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