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Final Draft Worksheet Instructions : Copy and paste the following text into a document or create a document that contains the same information. Using your essay in response to the unit's writing prompt, complete the following steps to improve your essay. Essay With Revisions 1. Insert your entire essay here. Include any revisions your instructor asked you to make. Brutus and Caesar were the closest of friends; if someone murders their friends, by all means they should be harshly punished. Brutus murdered Caesar, but it was for the good of Rome. Cassius tricked him into believing that the death of Caesar would benefit Rome, and he acted on those belief. Although Brutus killed his closest friend, Caesar. It is technically not a betrayal since Brutus only made his scheme after Cassius tricked him. Cassius is a traitor for his defamation while Brutus should be a Patriot as he only acted for the good of the people. Brutus conspired against Caesar; therefore, he could be considered a betrayer. He stabbed Caesar then Caesar says his famous last words. “Et tu, Brute”. However, Brutus killed Caesar because he believed it would be the best thing for Rome. He justified all his actions by saying it was “for the good of Rome”. Brutus only betrayed his relations with Caesar, he didn’t betray his relations with the state. Although he lied to the citizens of Rome about the fact that he did not participate in the murder of Caesar, Brutus knew of the dangers involved with revealing his participation. Brutus asks all the citizens to believe in him and they do. The whole plot was created by Cassius, he tricked Brutus and Brutus justified himself because he truly believed that he did everything for the citizens of Rome. Brutus says “not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.” Brutus sacrificed his close relationships with Caesar for the thousands of citizens of Rome. He could’ve gained anything he wanted when Caesar was king, but he denied all his future possessions. " Had you

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