Thesis: Brutus was not a loyal friend to Caesar which caused his own death.
1. Brutus was concvinced of Caesar's so called ambition by the consipartors and not by confronting Caesar.
2. Brutus killed Caesar which caused war, in which Brutus died.
3. Caesar's death was avenged with Brutus' death which wouldn't have ahppened if Brutus had stayed loyal to Caesar.
Nice Joey! I completely agree!
Brutus” cumulation of mistakes lead to his demise.
1. Listening to Cassius
2. Letting Mark Antony live
3. Marching to Philippi to meet Mark Antony
These points are so true Ali!
Oh my goodness. You people should really try to see my point of view... Geez.
Thesis: The fickleness of the crowd led to Antony’s success.
If the crowd’s decisions had not have been everchanging, Antony may not have succeeded.
Antony’s great loyalty for Caesar made it easier to convince the crowd that Caesar was honorable.
The crowd turned on Brutus because they were fickle.
Great thesis Lauren!
Brutus was not an honorable man to Julius Caesar.
He didn’t believe that Julius was not ambitious.
He became envious over the popularity of Caesar and thus turned against him.
Brutus wanted to become the ruler so killed Julius in the process. These are examples of Brutus not being an honorable man to Julius Caesar .
I agree good job emma.
These are really good points!
I agree with sara, your thesis and points are both really good!
Antony was a loyal friend to Julius Caesar
He honored Caesar even after he died
He spoke on Caesar's behalf after Caesar had been killed
He revenged Caesar after he died
I really like your thesis!
Really good points!
These points were definitely proven in the story. Good job Gabby:)
Thesis Statement: Brutus was a very unfaithful friend towards Caesar which lead to his own death.
1. Brutus became jealous by believing the conspirators that Caesar had much ambition.
2. Brutus' jealousy was so powerful it lead him to kill Caesar, which inflicted the war he died in.
3. Brutus would not have died if he had not betrayed Caesar.
Brutus demonstrates the kind of person who goes against his friends not because he hates them, but because he loves his country more.
Three Reasons: Brutus killed Caesar, Brutus did not care about Portias death, He left his friends and family to fight for Rome
Julius Caesar was very powerful which lead to his death.
1. Brutus killed Caesar because of his jealousy toward him.
2. People believed his dictatorship would destroy Rome.
3. Brutus knew that once Caesar was dead he would get his power.
Thesis: Despite the thoughts of the conspirators, Caesar was not ambitious.
1. He refused the crown thrice.
2. His heir was the people of the city Rome.
3. When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept.(he cares about the people)
Great thesis Jonah!
Caesar’s egotism was the main cause of his eventual downfall.
1. He was all too proud to listen to the soothsayer in his warnings of the ides of march
2. He would not listen to his wife in her warnings of dreams
3. He was too proud to listen or read Artemidorus’ letter
Nice use of big words Cory!
Thesis: Julius Caesar did not abused the power he had in Rome
1.Julius Caesar did nothing wrong to the people of Rome ,He did nothing but please them.
2.Julius did not harm anybody citizens in Rome.
3.Caesar was a good leader in the senate also a good leader to the people of Rome .
Caesar had power which lead the romans to think he was a threat.
1.The romans were comparing Caesar to Pompey which worried them.
2.The romans did not think Caesar would be a good dictator.
3. Brutus killed Caesar because he wanted his power.
The conspirators murdered Caesar to gain the respect of the citizens of Rome.
1. When the conspirators realized that the crowd did not agree with the killing of Caesar they killed themselves instead of living with the loss of respect.
2. The conspirators knew that the patrons were fickle, so they bathed their hands in Caesar's blood, after they killed him, as a way of trying to gain respect.
3. Brutus speaks on behalf of the conspirators, trying to prove that they had reason to kill him, in attempt to get the patrons to respect their decisions.
Thesis: It was in Rome’s best interest that Julius Caesar did not become king.
Argument 1: All the people of Rome believed that Caesar would rule Rome in a dictatorship.
Argument 2: Caesar did not listen to his people or the signs that were given to him about his death.
Argument 3: Caesar’s pride caused him to turn his back on his people, his friends, and his wife.
Thesis: Julius Caesar’s pride was the catalyst in his downfall.
Proof 1: Caesar ignored the soothsayer when he warned him of the ides of March, because he did not want to seem womanish in being cautious or worried.
Proof 2: Caesar allowed himself to be talked out of seeing Calpurnia’s dream as a warning, again afraid of outside appearances and maintaining his pride.
Proof 3: Once again, Caesar was warned by Artemidorus and the Soothsayer to be cautious and Artemidorus even tried to reveal the conspirator’s plan. However, Caesar ignored them, even thinking Artemidorus to be mad.