Next, Brutus uses persuasion and manipulation to accomplish the plan of Caesar’s death. During the Capitol, the plot where the assignation occurs, Martellus requests Caesar to allow for his brother, who was banished from Rome, to be allowed to return. During this confrontation, many of the conspirators join in with Marcellus plea leading to Casca, another member of the conspirators, first stabbing to Caesar to Brutus officially killing him. Brutus manipulates Caesar by allowing him to believe that all of this time he was a friend of his and cared about him and loved him, but then unexpectedly kills him. After Caesar’s death, Brutus goes to the crowd of Roman citizens explaining to them the reasons for having to kill Caesar. Brutus explains to the Roman people that indeed he loved Caesar, but believed Caesar was becoming too ambitious and because of that he feared that the lives of the Roman people and thought would have to of lived as slaves if Caesar was crowned. This represents how Brutus is trying to persuades the crowd that his and the conspirators reasoning for killing Caesar was only for the common good of the Roman people. After Caesar’s death, Antony, a very close friend of Caesar, is upset with the way Caesar dies and wants to know why Brutus and the conspirators could do such a thing to someone like Caesar. After Caesar’s death, Antony, a very close friend of Caesar, is upset with the way Caesar dies and wants to know why Brutus and the conspirators could do such a thing. While Brutus is all in for trusting Antony, Cassius disagrees and believes that Anthony is not trustworthy leading Brutus taking control and telling Cassius that he can handle the situation. Brutus persuades Cassius into letting him handle the situation which ends up back firing against them. Through Brutus’s use of persuasion and manipulation, Brutus is able to believe that Roman people think the reasoning for Caesar’s death is ultimately for the common good of the Roman people relating to how people today manipulate others convincing someone that they are friends, but end up going behind their back in some way or for some reason.

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