Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, consisted of a powerful man having his life stripped away from him in a tragic way. William Shakespeare wanted us to learn that humans often envy those of great power, and are willing to go to drastic lengths to take it away. Julius Caesar was beloved by the citizens Rome, and Cassius recognized that. All Cassius cared about was seeing Caesar lie on the ground helpless and vulnerable. Although, Caesar was a very powerful leader, Cassius managed to destroy his life with hate and envy. Therefore, he chooses to relinquish his humanity for something as vain as power.
Cassius expresses his hatred for Caesar when he recommends that they kill him. He succeeds at convincing the people that he wants nothing but