English: Julius Caesar Short Answers
1. I believe Brutus was honorable but was misled by those around him. In all the events leading up to Caesar’s death he did not once think about personal gain only that Caesar could be evil. Even after Caesar’s death he still believed he had done right. Another thing I think shows he was honorable is that when he decided to die rather than be captured he went the honorable way. He, using his own force instead of another’s kills himself.

2. Cassius is to blame for the death of Caesar. If he had not gotten Brutus to agree few of the others would have. He planted seeds to get Brutus to join. He said how ambitious and weak Caesar was. He also planted letters that were fake. They contained praise of Brutus and scorn of Caesar. All this lead to Brutus agreeing and lighting the flame of the plot.

3. Power motivates people in many ways throughout this play. Caesar wanted to gin more power so he kills Pompey. Cassius wishes to gain more power and get rid of Caesar’s power so he gets people to kill Caesar with him. Anthony is inspired by the power of revenge to kill all the conspirators and makes a trifecta of his own to gain power.

4. I believe if he would have had the chance to lead Rome Brutus would have been the best at it. Although he was misled by others he still has many other good qualities. One of them being taking blame for what he did. After the death of Caesar he was the one to suggest putting Caesars blood on his hands to take ownership of what they had done. Secondly Brutus always put Rom before himself. In fact he says “Brutus had rather be a villager/ Than repute himself a son of Rome.” This means he would rather only be a villager than give up the fact that he is Roman. All these in my opinion point to a good leader. Although he is not perfect out of the options he is the best they have.

5. He sends the message that they are week and have no power. Both Portia and Calphurnia get on their knees to beg...

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