Conflict In Julius Caesar

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Julius Caesar is a play with various roles, but what often is missed is the character who led the plot of the story. Cassius led the plot, and set the conflict and climax for the antagonist(Brutus), and brought the play to its conclusion . In the beginning of Julius Caesar Cassius attempts to persuade Brutus, a much-admired leader, to join him in carrying out the overthrowing of Caesar. He subsequently gained support from the patrician’s as well. By assembling the conspirators meeting in Brutus’ home, It is apparent that Cassius was the one who lead the plot against Caesar. At the end of the play, in the battle of Philippi, it is seen that Julius Caesar comes to its denouement due to Cassius’s various dreadful actions. Cassius was the mastermind of Caesar 's assassination as well as the story plot. Looking closely at William Shakespeare’s use of Cassius, it is seen that if…show more content…
The aforesaid command from Cassius to go take their places was significant to the story plot and the Conspiracy, Cassius leadership made the assassination of Caesar, possible. This led to the development of the plays conflict, a few scenes ahead.
Past the climax and the falling action - although they were mainly controlled by Brutus and Antony - we see Cassius is used through his dreadful action to finally bring the play to its completion. During the battle of Philippi, it is seen that Cassius mistakenly commands his army to advance, prior to the time that was planned, resulting in the enemy taking advantage of his error. His mistake led to the most provocative action Cassius could ever take. After noticing that he and his army was about to lose, he took his life. This lead to a series of events, Brutus looking at Cassius’s defeat he decided to take his life. which took the plot even further to its denouement. These previous mentioned series of events brought Julius Caesar to its

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