Julius Caesar's Soliloquy in Act Two

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Julius Caesar's Soliloquy in Act Two In the play, Julius Caesar an important Soliloquy occurs in Act II,scene 1, lines 10-34. The passage is very important to the play because Brutus is deciding whether to join the conspiracy or not. Also an example of foreshadowing is used in the passage, because Brutus thinks, through the natural course of life, people with power become tyrants after a while. In the passage, conflict is also used because Brutus has to decide whether or not to betray Julius or join the conflict against Julius. To support my thesis is Brutus is deciding if he should join the conspiracy against Julius Caesar or not to join the conspiracy, this can be proved because Brutus says, I know no reason to spurn him, But for the general. He would be crowned. How that might change his nature, there's the question. ( II, ii, 11-14) Here Brutus is saying that he says no personal reason to kill him, but if Julius is crowned king, he would probably become a tyrant. In this passage, Brutus is making a decision based merely on an assumption. Another event within my passage to support my thesis is when Brutus says", By which he did ascend. So Caesar may; then lest he may, prevent".(II, iii, 27-28) Here I think Brutus is trying to say that Caesar will become power crazy and forget where he came from. In this part of Brutus' soliloquy, Brutus seems as though he probably will join the conspiracy at this point. To support my thesis if Brutus is deciding to join the conspiracy against Caesar at ( I, ii, 135-162). If you are a conspirator it would be smart to bring Brutus in the conspiracy because no one would ever suspect Brutus would try to kill Caesar. Here Brutus is explaining his inner feelings to Cassius. The sufferance of our souls, the time's abuse. If these motives weak, break off bedtimes. And every man hence to his idle bed. (II, i, 116-117) This is a good chance for Cassius to get Brutus to join the conspiracy. Another important event is at ( I, ii, 18) where the soothsayer tells Ceasar to watch out for the eyes of March. This is a clue to an upcoming event in the story.

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