"It is easy to make snap judgements based on partial information and first impressions, but these quick judgements can be misplaced." With reference to any three characters, discuss the impact which rushing to judgement had on the play Julius Caesar.

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Brutus is the most susceptible to trusting initial impressions. He assumes people are more honest than they are. Even Cassius notices this, repeatedly observing that Brutus' valuing honor and his stringent belief in honor will one day prove just as much a curse as it is a blessing.

For one thing, Brutus assumes everyone else is as honorable as he is. He does not think Mark Antony would have the guile to take advantage of this opportunity to sway...

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