Battle of Philippi

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  • Brutus Relationship In Julius Caesar Act 4

    Octavius and Antony decide to mock Brutus before the battle in order to make Brutus lose focus. In Act 5, Scene 5, Antony and Octavius already know that they’ve won the war, even before they find Brutus’s body. Later that night, Octavius and his friends will be celebrating the death of Brutus, Cassius, and Julius Caesar and the victory of conquering Rome. The fate of Antony in Julius Caesar will also be victory over Brutus and Cassius. Just like how Brutus and Cassius’s fates were similar, Antony and Octavius’s fates are also similar. In Act 5, Scene 5, after Antony and Octavius find Caesar’s body, Antony decides to give a speech over Brutus’s body. During his speech, Antony says that Brutus was a very noble man and was the only conspirator who killed Caesar for the good of Rome and not…

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  • Octavius Caesar Act 3 Analysis

    Brutus is probably going to end up dying. Cassius may even try to kill him just because they are not getting along. Cassius and Brutus are trying to team up but they can’t get along and stop arguing. Or maybe Brutus is going to end up hurting himself because he has nobody, really. His wife is dead so he may feel like he has nobody to talk to and someone who loves him anymore. His only real partner is gone forever and he will never see her again. He might end up in the next scene committing…

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  • Trials And Tribulations In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

    Readers can also infer that there will be some type of battle or fight between Brutus, Cassius, Octavius, and Antony. The fates of Brutus and Cassius will just depend on whether they win the battle or not. Brutus may either become the leader of Rome or Antony may. Brutus and Cassius may be murdered or they may kill Octavius and Antony like they killed Caesar. Ultimately it all depends on what happens at Philippi. Readers still do not know what the ghost of Caesar has to really do with anything.…

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  • Brutus Vs Antony Speech Analysis

    He fought like he was Rome’s only hope. While Brutus was not scared of death, he showed that even a leader of an army like him must know when to accept defeat. At the Battle of Philippi, Brutus acted honorably, he fought bravely and died with dignity, saying that Caesar can now rest knowing the fact that his murderer is dead and that if he did not have to kill Caesar for the good of the nation, he would not have had to: “Farewell, good Strato. Caesar, now be still: I kill’d not thee with half so…

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  • Julius Caesar Pathos Analysis

    plebeians to make as they are supposed to be lacking in intelligence enough so that they should be unable to discern reason from bribery. Such poor decision and preparation making on the behalf of Brutus would ultimately lead to his demise. The overall effect of Brutus’s speech results in him being ousted from Rome and set at odds with his mortal enemy, Antony. Even before the battle begins, Brutus makes a series of missteps by ignoring the decision by Cassius to not invade Philippi and after…

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  • Brutus: A Tragic Hero In Julius Caesar

    Without Cassius, Brutus is at a major disadvantage. However, Brutus is ill-fated and suffers again. Shortly after Cassius ' death, Brutus dies himself. "I held the sword, and he did run on it." states Strato (V:v:65). This quote by Strato is spoken shortly after Brutus ' death, explaining his demise to Messala. This is the final misfortune-his death. The act is also considered his defeat since he dies and is defeated in battle. Brutus ' misfortunes truly make him a tragic hero. As mentioned by…

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  • The Guilt Of Brutus In Julius Caesar

    William Shakespeare all throughout his plays contains a deeper meaning of what can go through the human mind. The characters in Julius Caesar had their own intentions of what could be the outcome or goal that they could individually achieve through the chaos unfolding. Brutus is one of the main characters in the story and he is also the main characters in the decisions and development. The domino effect that led to most of the dismay and chaos are initially caused by the choices of Brutus as…

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  • Brutus As A Tragic Hero Essay

    reaching of his goals override his desire to help Rome. Brutus’s fate is one of a true tragedy. He would rather choose death over a life without honor. After killing Caesar, when he was addressing the people of Rome, he told them this: “I depart,--that, as I slew my best lover for the/ good of Rome, I have the same dagger for myself/ when it shall please my country to need my death.” (III.ii.45-47). He was offering to kill himself if the public did not accept the death of Caesar, because he did…

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  • Julius Ceesar: Examples Of Loyalty In The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar

    If someone is loyal, most likely they will stand up for what they believe in. Sometimes it may be a friend or a political belief, but one certainly will not compromise their beliefs id they are truly loyal. In William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, there are numerous examples of loyalty present. Several different characters are loyal to one another or their country, while other characters are not loyal at all. This may go for Brutus or Cassius, as they often manipulate and betray…

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  • Cassius And Brutus In William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

    troops and power, and they are heading towards Philippi. The readers learn Octavius, Marc Antony, and Lepidius, have put to death a hundred senators. That means Metellus Cimber, Casca, Cicero, Cinna the Poet, Decius Brutus, Tribonus, etc. are dead. Brutus suggests to confront Marc Antony’s and Octavius’s army head on at Philippi. Cassius decides against the idea, because he thinks it’s better for the enemy to seek them. If Antony’s and Octavius’s army seek them, their officers would…

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