• Cassius Jealousy And Brutus Loyalty To Rome
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    This year in English, we have studied many different characters. We have studied the works from Ancient Greece, England, about King Arthur, and of Oedipus, just to name a few. One type of character we have studied throughout this year is the tragic hero. This character starts high, and falls low due to a tragic flaw. Throughout historical literature, a person can find these tragic heros. In the play "Julius Casar" (written by William Shakespeare) Caesar's lust for power, Cassius' jealousy, and B...
  • Cassius And Brutus
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    The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a play about loyalty, betrayal, love, and deception. There are many characters with fairly in-depth personalities. Some of the main characters are Cassius, the crafty, deceptive, witty man who is the leader of the conspiracy that killed Caesar. Brutus, the noble, honest, honorable man who is one of the key members of the conspiracy. There is also Antony, who is Caesars right hand man. He is shrewd and ruthless man, willing to do anything to get revenge for Caesars...
  • Cassius Clay
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    Cassius Clay better known as Muhammad Ali is by far the greatest boxer of all time. "King of the World" by David Remi nick is a very detailed biography of Muhammad and good documentation how boxing used to be. The book takes you on a journey behind the scenes of Allis rise to the top and boxing run in with La Costa Nostra. On an October afternoon in 1954 when Cassius was 12 he left his 60 dollar red Schwinn outside the Columbia Auditorium to visit a bazaar. When he and his friends left he realiz...
  • Muhammad Ali Cassius Marcellus Clay
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    Muhammad Ali Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. is better known as Muhammad Ali. He was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. His father's name was Cassius Clay, Sr. His mother's name was Odessa Grady Clay. Cassius's father made his living as a painter. Cassius got his first bike at age 12 but it was stolen after two days. He went to report it to a police officer. The police officer he came upon was Joe Martin, an Irish-American who owned an amateur boxing gym. He persuaded Cassius to learn...
  • Cassius On Brutus In Act 1
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    Flattery will get you nowhere. At the beginning of the story this quote might appear to be false, but as the story unfolds it only leads to the down fall of all involved. Throughout Julius Caesar, both friends and enemies use flattery and manipulation to obtain their goals. The first main use of flattery is used by Cassius on Brutus in Act 1, Scene 2 and in Act 2, Scene 1. Cassius tries his hardest to force Brutus to join the revolt against Caesar, but Brutus resists, stating his loyalty and fai...
  • Caesar And Cassius
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    Based on his thoughts and actions, how would you describe Caesar? In Act II Julius Caesar is barraged with warnings to stay home and not go to the Senate, but he ignores them. Calpurnia, his spouse, tells of a dream she had and fears for Caesar's safety. The priests also warn Caesar. However, Decius is able to persuade Caesar to go to the Senate that morning. Considering his actions and thoughts in Act II, Caesar is a ruler who rejects superstitions and is concerned about how he is perceived by ...
  • Muhammad Ali Cassius Clay
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    The name Muhammad Ali needs no introduction in the sports industry. This man is a living legend. Ali has accomplished my achievements during an era when African-Americas werent allowed any opportunities. The career of Cassius Clay began at the age of twelve. After his brand new bike had been stolen at the Louisville Home Show. He wanted to whoop the thieves so badly that he began to take boxing lessons. His first victory was a three round, three-minute split decision match. As he became more ded...
  • End The Armies Of Brutus And Cassius
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    Julius Caesar: Brutus' Mistakes or Harmar tias Throughout the play of "Julius Caesar" Brutus makes many mistakes, which eventually lead to his tragic downfall. Although Brutus makes many I feel that these three are the most important. The that Brutus makes is listening to Cassius, in the beginning. Anotherharmartia Brutus makes is deciding not to kill Antony. Brutus also makes the mistake of meeting Antony's army in Philippi instead of waiting at the camp. These three of Brutus will be greater e...
  • Brutus And Cassius
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    Marcus Brutus, Caesar's noble friend, joined the conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar because of his love for Rome. The Lives of the Greeks and Romans gives a very good description of Brutus; it was not far off what Shakespeare describes Brutus as. Plutarch described Brutus as A marvelous lowly and gentle person, noble minded, and would never be in any rage, nor carried away with pleasure and covetousness; but had ever an upright mind with him, and would never yield to any wrong or injustice....
  • Later Cassius And Brutus's Mistrust
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    Stumbling and dripping blood from gashes of not only the flesh but of the soul Caesar makes his way towards his friend. Then the tear into Caesar most unkindly of all comes from Brutus. As Brutus hacked at his friend the thought most probably farthest from his mind was loyalty. Most people have to face the moral ramification of loyalty, betrayal, and mistrust. When you stand by a friend threw thick and thin you are being loyal. Loyalty is one of those tricky things in life. Staying loyal to a fr...
  • Caesar And Later Cassius And Brutus
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    The knife was concealed in his tunic. This was the beginning of the end for many live, most notably Caesar and later Cassius and Brutus. In William Shakespeare's tragic play, Julius Caesar, Caesar stumbling and dripping blood looked more like a pincushion that a man. With his last breath he reached out to his last hope, a friend, Brutus. The knife that had been soon cleverly hidden now lay in might Caesar. How could a friend do such a thing Still Brutus stood on his principal that the good of th...
  • Caesar By Cassius
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    In Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, Brutus and Cassius are both considered honorable men by the public. But, like all traits honor is in the eye of the beholder. Honor is defined as evidence or symbols of distinction. Those who are placed in power are often chosen because of their traits, which include being honorable. If those in power have any faults, it could diminish their position in the eyes of the public. Brutus is considered an honorable man by all those who live in Rome. He is a close ...
  • Strong Leadership Characteristics Brutus And Cassius
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    In Shakespeare's tragedy Julius Caesar, the use of diverse leaders plays an important role in the plot, showing vividly how strong personalities conflict. This is the case with Brutus and Cassius, the two leaders among the several conspirators. The story of Julius Caesar is set in ancient Rome during a time when Julius Caesar is to become king. This, however, angers Cassius, a nobleman, and he plots with Brutus and others to kill him before he becomes king. They do just that, justifying their ac...
  • Brutus And Cassius's Views On Emotion
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    The Stoic ethic in practice was mainly a struggle to overcome passion, the great enemy of reason, and hindrance to virtue. Through this Stoics display profound determination and a lack of public emotion. However, the Epicureans believed that the end of human action is to be free from pain and fear; allowing their philosophy of "pleasure is our first and native good. Epicurean philosophy stresses the fact of self-responsibility, and disapproves of the idea of omens and other superstitious acts. E...
  • Brutus And Cassius
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    Summaries of Julius Caesar Act I This first Act contains only three scenes, but each are important for many reasons. It begins with two tribunes, Flavius and Murellus, who scold commoners who parade down the street to celebrate Caesar's victory over Pompey. The two tribunes shame the commoners for celebrating the death of one of Rome's former leaders, and they depart solemnly. On February 15th the festival of Lupercalia is celebrated, and Caesar arrives in the city along with Antony and Brutus. ...
  • Leaves Except Brutus And Cassius
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    Act I, Scene i Summary Two patricians Flavius and Marcullus enter. They are confused by the fact that the plebeians are not in their work clothes, and begin to ask some plebeians what their jobs are. A carpenter admits he is a carpenter. Next Marcullus asks a cobbler what his job is, and the cobbler answers in a series of puns ("souls" / "soles"), ("withal" / "with awl"). The cobbler explains that everyone is taking the day off to celebrate Caesar's victory over Pompey. Marcullus, in high rhetor...
  • Caesar About Cassius
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    William Shakespeare writes the Tragedy of Julius Caesar. This tragic play is based on historical facts of the life of Julius Caesar. It displays the events before his death such as his conquest over Pompey's armies and his coronation to be king and after his death. Furthermore, this play describes the minds and motives of Caesar's assassins. He gives a description of Cassius that serves as a prediction on his choices regarding Cassius. In addition, my choices would differ from those of Caesar's ...
  • Leaders Like Cassius
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    There are many similarities and differences between the characters of Brutus and Cassius in the play "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare. It can be concluded by analyzing these differences which of the two characters is more suited to lead the revolt against Caesar, and also which is more suited to lead the ensuing revolution. Upon studying the play, one finds it difficult to find many similarities between the two characters. They are however both closely involved with the same group of consp...
  • Brutus And Cassius Morals
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    Throughout The Tragedy of Julius Caesar the audience sees how Brutus and Cassius compare and contrast in many ways. Brutus us a noble character while Cassius is dishonest and conniving. Brutus is also more na " ive. He tends to dominate the other characters of the play. In contrast to Brutus, Cassius is more realistic. Brutus and Cassius display different character traits especially in the areas of their reasons for killing Caesar, their decisions throughout the assassination, and their morality...
  • Brutus And Cassius Character Traits
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    In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the two main characters are presented as foils to each other. Brutus and Cassius, two of the lead conspirators whom arranged the assassination of the Roman political figure Julius Caesar, remain in direct contrast throughout the play. Although they do succeed in the murder of Caesar and victory in the battle that ensues, there is discord because of their conflicting attitudes especially evident in their personality traits, motives in conspiracy, ...
  • Caesar And Cassius
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    Evaluating Motifs in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar In his play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Shakespeare shows many dramatic scenes where a character must make a complicated decision. However, in most cases, Shakespeare does not provide the characters sufficient motivation to make the choice they made. Nearly each of the characters face an inner-conflict where, which ever decision he or she makes, it will literally destroy him or her. The characters that encounter the toughest and most complex d...
  • Julius Caesar Qualities Of Brutus And Cassius
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    Essay Outline- Julius Caesar Introductory paragraph: In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the most of the characters have flaws that lead to the tragedy. Brutus and Cassius both try to make their conspiracy of killing Caesar work, but make errors in judgement that eventually lead to their deaths. The biggest downfall that these two men make, although more subtle, is that they do not consider each other's opinions or work together. Neither Brutus nor Cassius were fit to lead a succes...