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  • Cicero's First Philippic Against Marcus Antonius
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    In Cicero's, 'First Philippic against Marcus Antonius,' ; he is offering his view on the political situation after the death of Caesar. His purpose for coming before the Senate is to drive them to the realization that Marcus Antonius and his actions are slowly breaking down the unity of the country. He praises Marcus Antonius for his fine speech, intentions, and promises, then points out the fallacies and unconstitutionality of Marcus Antonius' actions. He reminds the Senators that 'Nothing was ...
  • Corrupt Caesar
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    In William Shakespeare's, play Julius Caesar a group of men come together to assassinate the man they feel will destroy the Roman Empire if he comes to Power. In their eyes he is not worthy of a stately position such as emperor. They also fear that they will loose their free will, and live under tyranny. Marcus Brutus, a close friend to Caesar, chooses to kill Caesar to try to prevent that future from falling upon the Roman Empire. Although he is a friend to Caesar he knows that power would easi...
  • Willy Lowman's Tragic Flaw
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    A Comparison of Tragedy in English Works For a story to be a tragedy it has to follow the principles set by Aristotle, a Greek philosopher, or those of Arthur Miller who is a twentieth century playwright. A tragedy, in Aristotle's view, usually concerns the fall of an individual whose character is good but not perfect and his misfortunes are brought about by the tragic flaw. This flaw is the part of the character that personifies him as being tragic. Miller uses this definition of a tragedy but ...
  • Truth About Caesar's Flaws As Brutus
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    Julius Caesar-Citizen of Rome My name is Felicius Dede cus, and I live in Rome. I am a common citizen, and work in the local bakery. I am married to a charming lady named Antonia. We have been married for only a couple of months, and we do not have any children. We are not yet prepared to have a child, because we cannot financially support one. Once the bakery starts going well, we will have a child. I work during the days, and Antonia, being a lady, does not work so she could take care of the c...
  • Next Suspenseful Part Of The Play
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    Julius Caesar: The Use of Suspense Suspense can be defined as the uncertainties the reader feels about what will happen next in a story, or in this case, a play. William Shakespeare incorporated in Julius Caesar three very suspenseful events on which the who leplay depends. The first suspenseful event of this play occurs when the conspirators join and discuss their reasons for assassination. Cassius feels that he is equal to Caesar, if not even better that him. Shakespeare builds suspense by usi...
  • Caesar's Friends
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    A Translation of Act 3, Scene 1 in Julius Caesar Caesar. The ides of March have arrived. Soothsayer. Yes, Caesar, but not left. Artemidorus. Hail, Caesar! Read this document. Decius. Trebonius would like you to read over This his humble request when you have time. Artemidorus. O Caesar, read mine first, because mine's a request That is more personally important to you. Read it, great Caesar! Caesar. What is important to us personally we will deal with last. Artemidorus. Don't wait, Caesar. Read ...
  • Fate Vs Free Will In Julius Caesar
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    In William Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar, two interesting forces, fate and free will, are shown competing for prominence over the other. Fate was exemplified in the many prophecies and omens the characters viewed throughout the play. Free will was the characters abilities to overcome and defeat their fate. Many characters have struggles with the power of their free will overcoming their fate, namely Caesar, Cassius, and Brutus. Although in the end all three of those characters succumb to the...
  • Julius Caesar And Marcus Brutus
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    Julius Caesar: Betrayed by His Peers Julius Caesar was the great leader of the Roman Empire. He was a tragic hero with a tragic flaw. Many thought he was well suited for his position, but his fellow politicians thought otherwise. The tragedy of Marcus Brutus should be of great importance because his jealousy showed disloyalty and how friends can be traitors, especially in Caesar's case. Friendships will cease eventually, jealousy will last forever. Tragedy is best described as a play, novel or o...
  • 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 ...
  • Caesar And Cleopatra
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    In the play, Caesar and Cleopatra, by Bernard Shaw, two characters defy everyone with the odds against them. Cleopatra, a woman and Queen of Egypt, is perceived as a teenage sex symbol. The biggest misconception about her intelligence is that because she's a woman, she's doomed to failure. Caesar, a dominating figure in the eyes of many Romans, uses his enigmatic skills and seeks vengeance from the Egyptians. Caesar and Cleopatra, contrasting in efforts of dominion and wealth, similar in having ...
  • Ss Caesar
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    Character Sketch: Julius Caesar Julius Caesar was a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. Julius Caesar was a great Roman general and senator born in 100 B.C. He has a wife named Calphurnia but no children. Though he was an illustrious leader, Caesar was a physically weak man; he suffered from epilepsy and was deaf in one ear. In the beginning of the play, Caesar was returning to Rome in triumph after a successful military campaign against Pompey's sons. Caesar formed the first triumvirate wit...

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