The Assassination Of Marcus Brutus In Julius Caesar

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In this book, “Julius Caesar”, many men like having power, and don’t want to lose that power to another man. The group decides to take their fate into their own hands, and not let him decide what will happen. Men and women all throughout the past have sacrificed their own lives, willing and preparing to die for what they believed. The assassination of Julius Caesar is blamed on the conspiracy by many roman senators. Conducted by Cassius, Mark Antony and Marcus Brutus.

Cassius or the “man who hates kings”, hates Caesar and wants Brutus to hate him, too. Cassius resents the fact that caesar has gained so much power and that he must report to his authority. Cassius does not care to express his thoughts about Caesar and during his conversation with brutus in Act I, Scene II, he views Caesar as weak. Cassius states “... this man is now become a god, and Cassius is a wretched creature and must bend his body, if Caesar but carelessly nod at him…” Cassius
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The conspirators won’t go along with the murder of Caesar without Marcus Brutus’s approval and participation. He agrees to join the conspirators, Mark Brutus loved Caesar, but is afraid of the power he will gain. Marcus Brutus wouldn’t allow Caesar to gain all the power of Rome and turn his back on the people of Rome. In the play after getting stabbed by Marcus Brutus Caesar says “Et tu, Brute?”, this shows that Caesar could not die without Marcus Brutus’s stab. Caesar realizes that there has to be a respectable reason for his assassination if Marcus Brutus was part of it. This shows how much Caesar respects Mark Brutus. Marcus Brutus was the “backbone” of the assassination plan, the people will assume that if Marcus Brutus was part of the assassination of Caesar then there was a good

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