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Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus

the name of Brutus is a great example of Shakespeare's model. Shakespeare uses traditional elements but adds complexity. Brutus is an honorable man and his choices determined on the consequences of his actions and didn't leave anything to fate. Brutus had quite a bit of inner turmoil on what action he wants to take and the outcome of that action. A Tragic Hero is a person who is usually of noble birth who suffers a catastrophe.Marcus Brutus is the descendant of Junius Brutus. As brutus said “My ancestors...

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Brutus in the play Julius Caesar by Shakespeare

Marcus Brutus is a character in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar which is based on the true story of events in Rome more than 2,000 years ago. Caesar’s loyal friend, Portia's loving husband, and a noble Roman. However, he leads other conspirators and murders Caesar. People often question, is Brutus a hero or a villain? Brutus is not a hero nor a villain because he is not totally bad or good. Brutus doesn’t kill Caesar for power, but the good of Rome. Brutus is not a villain because he trusts...

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Julius Caesar Rhetoric

conspirators who plot to kill Caesar because they perceive his ambition to be negative for Rome. The conspirators were successful in their attempt. The murder of Julius Caesar led to a funeral. At the funeral, there are speeches given by Brutus and Antony. Brutus’ speech was to persuade the people that their action was best. Antony’s speech was better at persuading the people of Rome because of his use of pathos, ethos, and logos. Antony uses ethos a few times during his speech. Antony is credible...

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Julius Caesar Essay

and it is difficult to be successful when their flaws get in their way. Caesar was an egotistical and oblivious man, and his flaws lead to his assassination. Brutus was a very noble leader, but he was too naïve and idealistic. Cassius was very intelligent, but he was over dramatic. His leadership is cut off because he always agreed with Brutus. However, Mark Antony used his flaws to gain power, and he became a strong leader through manipulation. All of these men were capable of leading Rome, and all...

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The Role of Women in the Tragedy of Julius Caesar

Women play a minor role in the overall plot of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare but without them, two of the main characters: Brutus and Caesar would be incomplete and certain language could not be used. Shakespeare uses the two women: Portia and Calphurnia to show the audience the other side(s) of Brutus and Caesars characters and as R. Moore says in his article Women in Julius Caesar "They also provide elements of love and loyalty in a play that is largely concerned with death...

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Julius Caesar

death of Caesar affected many. Brutus' wife, Portia, suffered because she knew of the plot. I think Brutus made a very bad mistake of telling her. Because of the corrupt acts of her husband, Portia took her life. Originally people were not grief wounded, but in time they remembered the love they had for Caesar. Because of this assassination, a war broke out. Mark Antony and Octavius' troops versus Brutus and Cassius' troops. Many people suffered through this war. Brutus decided it was best to take his...

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Tragic Hero Julius Ceaser

The Tragic Hero: Brutus F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, “Show me a hero and I’ll show you a tragedy”. A tragic hero is someone of noble importance who is admired by society but flawed which leads to a downfall. Tragic heroes face their downfall with bravery and honor. While many characters in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar could fit this definition, the person who fits the role best in Shakespeare’s brilliant play, is Marcus Brutus. Brutus is a tragic hero because of his destined fate, recognition...

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Analysis of Caius Cassius' Character

where he meets Brutus and joins him in conversation. Being a subtle thinker who visualizes everything from all standpoints, it is reasonable to conclude that he had not failed to pre-plan minutely the plot prior to his implanting the embryo, against Caesar, in Brutus’ mind. Cassius is crafty enough not to touch upon the topic directly. First he tries to find out Brutus’ personal opinion about Caesar’s authoritarian rule. So, he drifts the conversation towards that direction when Brutus drops the casual...

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Julius Caesar - Self-Concepts in Julius Caesar

may misrepresent oneself and be misinterpreted. One may be so arrogant or so humble that they prevent themselves from seeing themselves through others' eyes. In William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, two main characters, Julius Caesar and Marcus Brutus, present different personas- one being each characters actual self-characterizations, which we learn through their discussions with others, and another is how they are actually perceived in the eyes of others. Their inability to project their true...

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Rhetorical Analysis of Antony's Speech 3.2

and let mischief reign over his audience, the plebeians of Rome. Antony uses rhetorical questioning to provoke the crowd into a fit of rage over Brutus’ words. Antony disguises his true intents in his speech, putting him at a moral high ground over Brutus. He finally uses ambiguous meanings in his words to hide his feelings about both Caesar and Brutus. In lines 1-4, Antony introduces himself to the crowd. “Friends, Romans, Countrymen”, is what he addresses the plebeians as, using pathos here to...

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