What explanation does Brutus offer to Cassius?
Brutus hears shouting and says that he fears that the people want to make Caesar their king. When Cassius asks, Brutus affirms that he would rather that Caesar not assume the position. Brutus adds that he loves Caesar but that he also loves honor, and that he loves honor even more than he fears death.
What is revealed in Cassius soliloquy at the end of Scene 2?
Cassius’ soliloquy is an important aspect of this scene. In his soliloquy, after Casca and Brutus exit, Cassius indicates how he plans to trick Brutus into the plot against Caesar. He will forge letters indicating that Rome wants Caesar killed, and leave them where Brutus will find them.
When Cassius tells Brutus he has been behaving strangely toward him lately how does Brutus respond?
What is Brutus’ answer when Portia asks him why he has been behaving strangely lately? What is her response to this? He tells her that he is sick but she tells him that if he is sick it’s only in his head because he would know to take medication otherwise and she wants him to tell her what is really going on.
What strategic error do Brutus and Cassius make when they are discussing Caesar’s death why do they commit such a blunder?
Why do they commit such a blunder? They make the mistake of not killing Marc Antony because they believe he is nothing without Caesar. Brutus and Cassius do this so it would not seem as if they were killing people just to do so, thus making their cause lose its value.
Why is Cassius mad at Brutus What does Brutus accuse Cassius of?
Why is Cassius mad at Brutus? Brutus publicly condemned Lucius because he took bribes. Brutus accuses Cassius of selling things for gold and keeping the money for himself.
What tragic flaw of Brutus is revealed through Brutus and Cassius argument?
His tragic flaws are honor, poor judgement, and idealism (Bedell). In Shakespeare’s plays, the tragic hero and his flaws cause the downfall of the play (Tragic Flaws). In the play Julius Caesar, Cassius and the other conspirators take advantage of Brutus’ honor.