To be honorable; is to be loved.
In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Brutus, is the main and most known conspirator in the murder of Caesar, was an honorable man. Brutus had a choice within himself; he could either be loyal to his friend Caesar, or to Rome. He was honorable because he killed his friend out of the love for the greater good and the Romans. Brutus is an honorable man because he did what he thought was right for everyone not just himself, and because of that Brutus deserved the honor. Throughout Julius Caesar there are many different ways that Brutus proves his honor. Brutus loves Caesar so much, he will do almost anything for him, but Caesar was reaching close to becoming a king, and Brutus feared for the Roman Citizens. “What means this shouting? I do fear the people choose Caesar for their king.” (1:2:85-86) Cassius listens to what Brutus says, and prepared to build up his argument against Caesar. Brutus still loved Caesar, but Cassius’ lying and manipulating convinced Brutus to finally join the conspirators. After Brutus has received the letter Cassius wrote as another individual for him, he decided to do something about Caesar. Brutus participated in the murder of Caesar purely for the greater good of Rome. Brutus is a unselfish man who does everything for the well being of the Roman citizens.“No, not an oath. If not the face of men, the sufferance of our souls, the time’s abuse – if these be motives weak, break off betimes, and every man hence to his idle bed. So let high-sighted tyranny range on till each man drop by lottery.” (2:1:125-130) Brutus explains to the conspirators that there is no need for a vow because they associate for the same and common origin, and so they will not need the vow. He believes so sincerely in what he desires to accomplish that he does not fear for oath breakers if they all serve the Roman citizens...
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