Who Was Brutus's Crimes In Julius Caesar

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Imagine that the love of your life dies. You carry on with your work and hide your emotions as your heart breaks under the pressure. This was how Brutus dealt with Portia’s death. Brutus seemed nonchalant; yet, he was actually in shock and beside himself. Brutus cared for Portia, but he let his plotting get the better of him and his life. Brutus had malevolent motivations when he involved himself with Cassius and the other conspirators, that produced life-altering consequences. Yet, he believes there is more tragedy still to come. Et tu, Bruté? Brutus is so immersed in the conspiracy, that he is destroying the people he loves. He killed Caesar for the greater good of Rome, but he still loved him. Brutus inadvertently killed Portia for the …show more content…
Brutus followed Cassius’ every direction, not knowing any different. Brutus is finally realizing that Cassius is a manipulative fraud. Cassius pulled the strings in Brutus’ life, and Brutus is realizing where it got him. The people and future of Rome motivated Brutus. Cassius instilled false information in Brutus and convinced him to kill Caesar. Power and prestige also motivated Brutus. One consequence occurred when Brutus was the only one awake. He saw the ghost of Caesar and trembled at the sight. The ghost advised Brutus that he was coming for him. In addition, Antony and Octavius are gathering an army, to fight against Brutus. Brutus is very overwhelmed by this, and he is gathering an army in response, which can only lead to more problems. However, the latest problem is the most pernicious consequence, Portia’s death. Brutus can only fault himself for her death. He was not there when she needed him, this caused her to become too distraught to continue living. Inside, Brutus is tearing himself apart, a man on the brink of a meltdown. On the outside, Brutus is calm and collected, appearing as an unfazed widower. Yet, he wishes to cry in his own time, in private, not in front of an audience of his peers. Brutus has made many mistakes due to his motivations. Those mistakes resulted in terrible consequences. Moreover, Brutus must move on and prove he is powerful and coherent, to the people of …show more content…
He is starting to crack under the pressure. He fought with Cassius about how manipulative he is and what killing Caesar has done to their lives. Brutus is noticing that killing Caesar brought many problems. Brutus is starting to regret everything he was a part of. Brutus does not feel like he chose the right path after hearing about Portia, but he can’t stop now. Brutus is already invested and if he withdraws now, Rome will be in disarray and more tragedy will strike. Brutus has to hide his feelings and control his anger and sadness to protect what he has left. The only thing left for him is Rome, the people, and his reputation. Brutus is almost on the verge of insanity. He is going through serious depression while trying to control his feelings. At the same time, he is trying to save Rome and become the new

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