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The topics can be found in your JC study guides, but include such topics as:

Write about how the play qualifies as a tragedy, using Aristotle's definition.

Write about the tragic hero/protagonist of the play, again using your notes as to why this character qualifies based on the Greek philosopher Aristotle. You may discuss identify Brutus's hamartia and tragic flaw and how these contribute to his downfall.

Compare and contrast two of the major characters: Caesar, Antony, Brutus, Cassius. You may discuss how they have opposing traits and characteristics.

Write about the role of the two women in the play: Calpurnia and Portia. How do they propel the plot, how is their relationship with their husbands, and what are their fates?

Compare and contract the eulogies (funeral speeches) in Act III. Were you a plebeian (commoner) in the audience, whose speech would have moved you more and why? Which speech, in your opinion, is more effective in terms of the speaker's purpose?

Define stoicism, and write about how Brutus embodies this philosophy. You may also compare/contrast how Cassius, by comparison, is much more emotional.

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Write about how the play qualifies as a tragedy, using Aristotle's definition.

Write about the tragic hero/protagonist of the play, again using your notes as to why this character qualifies based on the Greek philosopher Aristotle. You may discuss identify Brutus's hamartia and tragic flaw and how these contribute to his downfall.

Compare and contrast two of the major characters: Caesar, Antony, Brutus, Cassius. You may discuss how they have opposing traits and characteristics.

Write about the role of...