Julius Caesar Essay | Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Brutus Vs. Cassius.
This section contains 623 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Brutus Vs. Cassius

Brutus Vs. Cassius

Summary: The motivations of Brutus and Cassius for killing Caesar differ far more greatly than anything else between the two of them. They both see Caesar as a threat, and recognize his ambition to be king and rule completely over Rome and Italy. But Brutus takes part in the murder for the good of Rome. Morally, Brutus and Cassius could not be more different.
Marcus Brutus and Caius Cassius are both important characters in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, and are in several ways are either quite similar to or quite different from one another. These ways are presented in both their words and their actions. In putting them side by side, we can see the likeness and disparity in their morals, motivation, and decisions.

Morally, Brutus and Cassius could not be more different. For one thing, their morals are completely different. Brutus would never dream of taking bribes or killing another human being out of spite; he adheres to the principles of honesty and justice. However, during scene four, Brutus accuses Cassius of taking bribes, saying, "You yourself are much condemned to have an itching palm; to sell and mart your offices for gold to undeservers." Also, when plotting against Caesar at Brutus's home, Cassius wants to also kill Antony and...

(read more)

This section contains 623 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Brutus Vs. Cassius
Copyrights
BookRags
Brutus Vs. Cassius from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook