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Julius Caesar Case

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Julius Caesar Essay

Did they really want to help Rome or just do it for power? Who is responsible? The people of Rome celebrated for Caesar's return, even Brutus was good friends with him but Cassius tricked Brutus into thinking Caesar just wanted power and that's why Caesar is being kind to all the people then when he is crowned king he will change, not in a good way. One day Caesar was asked three times to be king but he denied all the times, then a soothsayer told him to beware of the ides of March. Cassius had a couple people to go on his side. One day Caesar's wife had bad dreams about him dieing so she told him not to go and get crowned but he did anyways and got killed. Cassius is the most responsible for Caesar's death.

Cassius should be the most responsible for Caesar's death. He stood back and watched while they were stabbing Caesar. He didn't do that to be nice, he did it so he wouldn't get blamed for it if the people of Rome didn't agree with them killing Caesar.

Doth not Brutus bootless kneel? -Caesar

Speak, hands, for me! (As Casca strikes, the others rise up and stab Caesar) -Casca

Et tu, Brute? - Then fall Caesar. (He dies)-Caesar ( III, I, 83-85)

He was smart and lets Casca stab Caesar first, so he wouldn't get blamed for it all. Therefore he has also done many more things to be responsible for the death.

Cassius turned Caesar's own friend Brutus against Caesar, by telling Brutus that Caesar only wants power and also telling him that he would be a better king than Caesar.

"Brutus" and "Caesar"-- What should be in that "Caesar"? Why should that name be sounded more than yours? -Cassius

Hes trying to tell Brutus he is not any different than Caesar and he could be king. Also there are still more reasons.

Cassius has Decius got to Caesar's home to tell him to go to the Senate House to be crowned but Caesar told him he wasn't going to attend because of Calphurnia's dreams but Decius tells Caesar that they are good dreams and not to worry, so then Caesar changes his mind and decides to go anyways.

This dream is all a miss interpreted. It was a vision fair and fortunate. Your statue spouting blood in many pipes, in which so many smiling Romans bathed, signifies that from you great Rome shall suck reviving blood, and that great men shall press for tinctures, stains, relics, and cognizance. This by Calphurnia's dream is signified. - Decius

And this way have you well expounded it. - Caesar (II, ii, 88-96)

He has tricked Caesar into thinking it was a good dream so Caesar will go to the Senate House to get crowned but really hes going to get

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