Theme Of Trust In Julius Caesar

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The trait of being trustworthy is important to one’s social life. Trust can help you make new friendships or destroy ones you already have. The tragedy of Julius Caesar has a lot to do with that trait. The play has the cast in which two of the main character’s lives end tragically because of one major decision made by one of them, Marcus Brutus, which ended the life of Julius Caesar. Brutus was thought to be trustworthy in the eyes of his close friend Caesar, but Brutus broke that trust by agreeing to the idea of joining Caius Cassius and forming the group of Conspirators against Caesar. The group of conspirators went on and assassinated Caesar for reasons that were for the greater good of Rome, ironically Brutus became the leader of the conspirators. …show more content…
It fuels his desires to kill Caesar. This becomes evident when he explains to Brutus about how he saved Caesar from drowning, and many times throughout the play when he’s talking to Brutus. Cassius feels threatened by Caesar’s power, and thinks that Caesar shouldn’t get this much power, or that Rome will suffer. He remembers the time when he and Caesar went for a dip in Tiber and how he had to save Caesar from drowning, he then says to Brutus that Caesar how he and Caesar were equal but now Caesar is a god now and he’s left in his dust, “I know that virtue be in you...so get the start of the majestic world and bear the palm alone”(6-7). Throughout the play there are many examples of when cassius was shown envying caesar, Cassius feels like he is forgotten because he and Caesar started out at the same but now Caesar is Rome’s beloved leader while Cassius is left in the dust, “why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world like a colossus, and we petty men walk under his huge legs and peep about” (7). Cassius is again complaining about Caesar, but this time he blames the uprise and fame of Caesar on the citizens of Rome by indirectly stating that by doing so they have trapped themselves in Caesar’s glory.“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings” (7). Cassius is very jealous of Caesar and he envies the power which Caesar possesses, he uses that and tricks Brutus into joining the

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