What does the Brutus feel about Caesar's assassination at the very end when Brutus is dying?  The feelings of Brutus should be explained.

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In the very final scene of the play, Brutus knows it is all over, and thus decides to kill himself instead of fleeing with his soldiers. In Roman times, suicide was actually a way of retaining honour for yourself - far more than it would have been to flee, and thus we see this act as befitting the noble character of Brutus. Having ordered his soldiers to flee, Brutus stays with one of his servants, Strato, and asks him to hold the sword for him whilst he impales himself upon it. His final words in the play are:

Ceasar, now be still;

I killed not thee with half so good a will.

What Brutus is actually saying is that by committing suicide he is acting on motives which are twice as pure compared to his motives for killing Caesar. With this act, Caesar can now "be still", because he is avenged and has justice. What is interesting about these final words is that they seem to represent a moment of self-awareness or epiphany for Brutus. One way to read them is that it is only now at the very end that Brutus is honest with himself and realises that his motives for assassinating Caesar were not pure and for the public good, but rose from selfish envy and his own ambition.

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Julius Caesar

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