William Shakespeare 's Julius Caesar

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“Et tu, Bruté? Then fall Caesar” (III.i 179). The fatal stabs of the conspirators did not kill the all-mighty Julius Caesar, for the sharp butcher of Brutus pierced his heart and condemned his life to cessation. This dramatic, mood changing affair serves as the pivotal platform in William Shakespeare’s, Julius Caesar. It is a compelling novel that recounts the unjust murder of Julius Caesar, an ancient Roman general. Oblivious to this conspicuous foreshadowing, Caesar fails to distinguish his true fellow men from plotting slaughtermen. Amongst his most intimate acquaintances, Brutus reveals his true love, that is for Rome, at the expense of a lifeless Caesar. Conveyed a hero, but assumed a villain, Marcus Brutus displayed a convoluted rationale for his murderous scheme. No selfless- hero forsakes one without negative intentions, and no traitorous villain executes for the well being of others. For this reasoning, Brutus was nothing less than a heroic villain.
Marcus Junius Brutus was idolized as an honorable and impartial Roman nobleman, during the reign of Julius Caesar. He bled the blood of Rome, for he would go to any extent, to secure its prosperity. Although he was highly ranked and sustained a commendable reputation, he fell short of Rome’s glory when he became influenced to strike against Caesar. As a leading conspirator, Brutus displayed his loyalty to Rome and contempt against his ally. This is evident in his statement, “It must be by his death , and for my part/ I…
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