How does Brutus's death compare to Cassius's death as far as being honorable in the play Julius Caesar

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Cassius' and Brutus' deaths reflect their lives. Brutus has always been the more honorable of the two men, and his method of suicide reflects this.

Turning first to Cassius, we meet him initially as a prime manipulator who wants to bring Caesar down because he is personally resentful of his friend's rise in power and prestige. He fears Caesar becoming emperor because he, Cassius, does not want to have to bow down to his friend and peer—one he thinks is no better than he is.

Cassius flatters Brutus and manipulates him into joining the conspiracy. He appeals to Brutus's sense of honor and love of his country. He knows he needs someone of Brutus' unstained reputation and high stature if the conspirators are going to be able to convince the public that they acted from moral principle in assassinating Caesar.

Brutus, who is Caesar's closest friend, does join the conspiracy for honorable reasons, loving his country more than his friend. He thinks he is acting for the good of Rome.

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