William Shakespeare's play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, is mainly based on the assassination of Julius Caesar. The character who was in charge of the assassination was, ironically, Marcus Brutus, a servant and close friend to Julius Caesar. What would cause a person to kill a close friend? After examining Brutus' relationship to Caesar, his involvement in the conspiracy, and his importance to the plot, the truth can be revealed that Brutus kills his close
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to Julius Caesar, but not good enough. He had moral values dealing with Rome and its people. Brutus's values then made him join a conspiracy against Caesar put together by Cassius. Brutus joins this mainly because he did not want Caesar to turn his back on Rome so there would be a reasonable reason for killing Caesar. If Brutus was not in the play, there would be no "Tragedy" in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.