How do you respond to et tu brute?
et tu Bru·te et-ˈtü-ˈbrü-te. : and you (too), Brutus.
What is Brutus's response? Antony's servant brings Brutus a request asking that Brutus explains his reasoning for killing Caesar, but only if they promise not to kill Antony. Brutus responds by swearing on his honor that he will explain his reasoning to Brutus and that Brutus will leave untouched.
She wants to know his secrets-she's worried about him as he's acting strangely. What is Brutus' response to Portia's question about him being worried? He tells her nothing is wrong and that he'll talk with her later.
Brutus makes a speech explaining that although he valued Caesar as a friend, it was appropriate to kill him for his ambition, and that he did so with the good of Rome in mind. He challenges the crowd, saying that anyone who loves his freedom must stand with Brutus. Mark Antony enters with Caesar's body.
Unbelieving, Caesar says, 'Et tu Brute? Then fall, Caesar. ' which means 'You too Brutus? ' and gives up, saying, 'Then fall Caesar.
Impaling himself on the sword, Brutus declares that in killing himself he acts on motives twice as pure as those with which he killed Caesar, and that Caesar should consider himself avenged: “Caesar, now be still. / I killed not thee with half so good a will” (V.v. 50 – 51 ).
In his words, Brutus tries to explain to the people that his reasons were honorable and just, highlighting his loyalty to Rome and his belief that killing Caesar was justified because it was for the good of the Roman people.
In Julius Caesar, Marcus Brutus makes a lot of mistakes such as joining the conspiracy, not killing Marc Antony, letting Antony speak at Caesar's funeral, and charging down onto the plains of Philippi which led to his untimely death.
Brutuses. Definitions of Brutus. statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)
These words are spoken by Caesar when Brutus along with other conspirators stabs Caesar. Caesar was stabbed in the Senate House and Brutus too stabs him. Caesar had not expected Brutus to behave in such a treacherous manner. As he tries to defend himself, with his broken heart, he says 'Et tu Brute'.
What does Et tu Brute symbolize?
Et Tu Brute Meaning
Definition: And you, Brutus? It is common for people to use this expression when someone whom they did not expect has betrayed them.
"You too, Brutus" or "even you, Brutus"; expression of recognition of betrayal. quotations ▼
Latin. and thou, Brutus!: alleged dying words of Julius Caesar uttered as his friend Brutus stabbed him.