Cassius and Brutus were both conspirators and played big parts in the play of Julius Caesar . They play similar yet different roles within the play with different beliefs and goals .
Brutus loved Caesar as a friend an only killed him because he thought it would benefit Rome . Brutus would always put Rome first , saying – ‘ Not that I loved Caesar less , but I loved Rome more ‘ . – Whereas Cassius killed Caesar because it wold benefit himself . He killed him in envy and greed .
Brutus believed that a single man posing as a dictator was wrong and was a strong supporter of the Republic and strongly agreed in a governor lead by a group of senators . He believed that putting Caesar as dictator would ruin Rome and make Caesar into someone he isn’t .
Cassius reason to kill Caesar was irrational and greedy. Only thinking about himself . He hated the fact that Caesar looked god-like in the eyes of the Romans . Cassius had been a talented general and close acquaintance to Caesar , Caesar was an Emperor . It’s clear that Cassius was in Caesar’s shadow most of the time , causing him to feel jealous .
Cassius feels so strongly about Caesar’s death that he manipulated a naive Brutus by forging letters that were supposed to be from the Roman people saying that they wanted Caesar dead .
Cesar’s death as planned by envy , greed , lies and deceit . These emotions seen in everyday people .
But you know what they all say ??
The past always repeats itself .