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    they may not look as perfect as thought. In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Brutus is a perfect example of this idea. He is sympathetic, kind, and generous, but when his motives are questioned, he does not look so sensitive. Brutus is not an honorable man. Brutus was a very selfish and self-centered person. He continually ignored Cassius’ and the conspirators’ ideas. He was the leader and everyone was supposed to go along with them. Not to mention that all of his decisions went against

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    Brutus, Honorable Man Brutus, an honorable conspirator? Honorable is defined as genuine, truthful and displaying integrity while a conspirator is defined as one that ingages in an agreement to commit an illegal or wrongful act. Anyone can clearly see that these two words do not belong together. There are also other reasons why Brutus should not be considered honorable. In the play three distict act can be recalled. The first dishonorable act Brutus commits is not standing up for what he believes

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    has skillful ways to help him convince the Romans that Caesar was a loving man and Brutus is not so honorable.  He uses verbal irony, parallel phrases with repetition, and questioning of the truth to sway the crowds' feelings. When giving his speech, Antony uses his skill as an orator through the use of verbal irony.  Antony tells the Romans that Brutus called Caesar ambitious.  That is only what was said; he was not a man of ambition.  Antony proves this by saying that Caesar turned the crown down

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    The Character of Brutus in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Brutus was first and foremost an honorable man, putting the safety of Rome above everything else. His three most noticeable characteristics were his honor, his naivete, and his stoicism. However, his honor, honesty, and trustfulness eventually became the things that killed him. First of all, Brutus is a stoic. He and his wife Portia are both very stoic, and they don't show emotions towards things. The most striking instance of Brutus'

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    Irony in Billy Budd

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    character is the direct reverse of what one is led to expect from his nature" (Johnson, 185). The character of Billy Budd is portrayed as a peacemaker, a young, innocent, likable, sweet man. However, halfway through the story, he becomes a murderer. Billy Budd was first introduced to the reader as a good looking young man in good health who was honest and sincerely innocent. He does not believe that Claggart could dislike him, since he is so nice to his face. When Billy finds out about Claggart's lies

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    based on the assassination of Julius Caesar. The character that was in charge of the assassination was Marcus Brutus. Brutus was the most complex character in the play. He was one of the men who assassinate Caesar in the Senate. Brutus was an honorable man. He was a servant and close friend to Julius Caesar. In Roman times, the only way for someone to get close to a person of high rank is if he/she is close to him/her. The reason of his complexity was because he did not kill Caesar for greed, envy

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    Antony is manipulating the crowd by using pauses and by talking Brutus up. This is what Antony says in that instance, “Yet Brutus says he was ambitious; and Brutus is an honorable man.” (Act III, scene ii, lines 94-95) Antony is saying maybe Brutus is right because he says Caesar was ambitious, and Brutus is, in fact, a very honorable man. In another instance he says, “Have patience, gentle friends, I must not read it,” speaking of Caesar’s will. (Act III, scene ii, line 141) Antony is trying to get the

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    Iago" (2.3, p. 52, line 335). These two quotes show that Iago's reputation is quite good. The other characters in the play think quite highly of him. Both Cassio and Othello go to Iago for advice and help because they find him to be a very honest man. However, they are being fooled because in their doing that, it is only helping Iago with his treacherous plan. It's very ironic that they trust him so highly while all Iago is doing is trying his best in order to deceive them. Iago is one

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    The Honorable Odysseus When Odysseus returned home to his wife and son, he took a very brutal approach to rid his home of the suitors who had invaded his household.  This revenge was also taken out upon the servants and maids who had been unfaithful to Penelope and had slept with the suitors.  Some may say this punishment was too harsh, and made Odysseus less than an honorable man.  However, Odysseus’s actions were justifiable. Indeed those who occupied the lord’s manor during his absence did

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    Greed in Julius Caesar

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    Brutus and was also the creator of the group of conspirators.  Cassius was also a senator of Rome.  Cassius's greed for power, good reputation, and his jealousy lead to Caesars death.  Cassius had the most honorable man in Rome to help in his plot to kill Caesar.  Brutus was the honorable roman which Cassius took control of.  Brutus loved Rome and all of the Roman people.  Brutus was actually the true leader of the conspirators because he made the important decisions.  Brutus had a different

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