By William Shakespeare
In Shakespeare's play, "Caesar", Brutus is a conspirator
portrying a person who favors a republic for Rome. Brutus
has a reputation of being an honorable man and is revered
by many people. He exemplifies his honor in many ways.
Brutus is obsequious when he is needed to abet his fellow
Brutus is an honorable man. "Am I entreated to Speak and
Strike? O Rome I make thee promise, If the redress will
follow, then receivest thy full petition at the hand of
Brutus" (Shakespeare 397). Brutus will obey to whatever the
Romans convey to him. Consequently, Brutus joins the
conspiracy in order to help the Romans rid Rome of Caesar.
Brutus also understands that he is putting it all on the
line for his Romans, therefore Brutus is an honorable man.
Brutus is a scrupulous man, whose virtues endure. "No not
an oath, If not by the face of men, the sufferance of our
souls, the time's abuse-If these motives be weak, break off
betimes, and every men hence to his idle bed; So let high
sighted tyranny rage on, till each man drop by lottery"
(Shakespeare 399). Brutus said that if the conspirators do
not join for a common cause, then there is no need for an
oath because the conspirators are self-righteous, and they
are serving the romans. If the conspirators don't bind
together, then each man will go his own way, become a
weakling, and die when it suits the tyrants caprice. Brutus
is advocates peace, freedom and liberty, for all Romans,
which shows that Brutus is an altruistic as well as an
Brutus also had a compassion for Caesar when he had killed
Caesar. "If then that a friend demand why Brutus rose
against Caesar, this is my answer: Not that I loved Caesar
less, but that I loved Rome more" (Shakespeare 421). Brutus
had honored Caesar but Brutus felt that Caesar was to
ambitious. Brutus also felt that Caesar enslaved the
Romans. Therefore, Brutus is an honorable man.
Brutus is a noble man who was revered by many. Brutus had
joined the conspiracy because he had the desire to help the
commoners. He was a follower of idealism, where the Romans
would possess peace, liberty and freedom. Brutus wanted the
kill Caesar, because he believed that all of the people of
Rome would eventually be slaves, thus Brutus resorted to
the assassination of Caesar. Brutus is a honorable man.
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