Brutus Essay

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  • Brutus Philosophy and The Gods

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    ### Not sure about this ### Brutus was almost prone over the lifeless body. His wails drowned the sobs of the other four. Nonetheless all ten eyes flowed profusely with tears. This, distraught, leaderless group did not give much thought as to what they should do next. From behind them an old man approached from the wood. His eyes that glistened with tears peered under his thick white brows. His white hair that was as white as the snow on the nearby mountains flowed down to his shoulders

  • Caesar Or Brutus

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    English 10 – Hill 21 November, 2014 The Real Protagonist: Caesar or Brutus Who is really the protagonist of the play, Caesar or Brutus? A protagonist is the leading character, hero of a drama or other literary work who involved in a conflict. In this case, either Brutus or Caesar will be the protagonist. Brutus is a tragic hero who dies at the end of the play. And a tragic hero is the protagonist of a tragedy. Therefore, Brutus is the real protagonist of Julius Caesar because he is a tragic hero;

  • Brutus Character Analysis

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    talking about Brutus in particular. I will be dissecting Brutus actions throughout the play. In the end, I am going to come to the conclusion of whether Brutus is a villain or hero, and whether he is a dishonorable man, or a mistaken one. Is Brutus a villain or a hero? This will be the first of Brutus’s character analysis. Throughout the play, Brutus does lots of things to make you question whether he is the “good guy” or the “bad guy”. In my opinion, I believe Brutus is truly a villain

  • How Is Brutus A Patriot

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    In his own way, Brutus was a patriot. He had to murder his dear friend Caesar for the sake of his beloved Rome. Everything he did, every action, every speech, every thought was for Rome. “Brutus' love to Caesar was no less than his.” He did a hard painful thing in killing Caesar, but he did it for his true love: Rome. “And therefore think him as a serpent's egg, Which, hatched, would, as his kind, grow mischievous, And kill him in the shell.” However, when Brutus spoke these fateful words he showed

  • Character Analysis Of Brutus

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    Brutus “Et tu, Brute.” Stab,stab,stab! “ It must be by his death; and for my part, I know no personal cause to spurn at him, But for the general.” This is what Caesar says to Brutus after Brutus helps kill Caesar who is one of Brutus’s closest friends. In Julius Caesar there are a group of men called the conspirators who plot to kill Caesar but they need Brutus who is Caesar’s best friend , to agree to kill Caesar. Brutus is very unloyal because he killed one of his best friends even when Caesar

  • Brutus Character Analysis

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    Shakespeare's Marcus Brutus “For let the gods so speed me as I love the name of honor more than I fear death.” (I.ii.90, 91). This is a famous quote from Julius Caesar and ironically enough, this describes Julius’s friend, Brutus, more than Julius himself. Julius Caesar was an excelling leader, on the battlefield and for the people of Rome. However, after Caesar came into dictator power, the Senators of Rome became fearful and planned his assassination (“Julius Caesar.”). One of the main conspirators

  • Brutus As A Hero In Julius Caesar

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    Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, Caesar is murdered by a group of conspirators. Brutus is tricked by the group and is persuaded to murder Caesar with a dagger.The conspirators wrote notes anonymously and threw them into Brutus’s room while he was sleeping to try to persuade him. Brutus thought the city wanted him to be leader. But does that still give Brutus a reason to Kill his “best friend” to gain royalty? Many people view Brutus as a villain and many others view him as a hero. The group in the middle

  • Compare And Contrast Antony And Brutus

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    more effective than that of Brutus’, due to the differences Brutus and Antony have on what they believe will be most effective in persuading the plebeians to support them. They have different views on honor and gravitas, and how it will serve them in persuading the plebeians. There are also differences in how they speak to them, including the use of verbal irony and sarcasm, or their straightforwardness. In addition, Antony relies on pathos to make his point, while Brutus uses logos. Due to the way

  • Brutus Love In Julius Caesar

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    Caesar and Marcus Brutus, find themselves in a struggle when Caesar gains too much power and Brutus grows fearful. As the play opens, Caesar, the general and senator of Rome, is respected by the Roman people. His best friend, Brutus, is a strong supporter of the republic with favorable, pure intentions. Brutus believes that honor is the most important quality of a man, to such a great degree that it conquers him. While the idealization of Julius Caesar continues to grow rapidly, Brutus finds himself

  • Das Brütus: A Tragic Hero

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    Das Brütus: A Tragic Hero In The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, Brutus is the quintessence of a tragic hero. Webster’s Dictionary defines tragic hero as “Any person, especially a man, admired for courage, nobility etc. … in a serious play with an unhappy ending” (277-626). This verbatim definition, however, is useless in an analytical essay. The idea of a tragic hero comes from Aristotle, who thought a tragic hero involved a character of high standing suffering a downfall