Brutus's Decisions In Julius Caesar

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“For let the God so speed as I love the name of honor more than I fear death”. In the tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the reader can see Brutus is proud of his reputation for honor and nobleness. However, his pride drove him to make a poor decision being of the conspirators who kills Caesar. Brutus thinks he is doing best for Rome and the people of Rome. Though this tragedy, Brutus transforms from a patriotic character to an impulsive character based on his decisions.
In the beginning, Brutus is a patriotic person. Therefore, Brutus claims he loves Rome and want the good for the people. He states, “Not that I love Caesar less but that I love Rome more” (47). Brutus thinks that if he helps kill Caesar then he is helping Rome. However, Brutus mistakes his patriotism for an impulsive decision.
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He does not think rationally through every decision. For example, he is the person who spared Mark Antony life. He states, “And for Mark Antony, think not of him; For he can do no more than Caesar’s head is off” (24). This decision did not stop Mark Antony. Surprisingly, Mark Antony utilizes his opportunities and persuades the crowed to, rebel on Brutus. Thus, Brutus impulsive personality led to his death.
In conclusion, Brutus is a character who transforms throughout the play. He portrays himself as a patriotic individual. However, his impulsive decisions were not for the good of Rome or himself. Therefore, his poor decisions led him to his