• Supernatural Elements in Julius Caesar
    . The ‘ghost of Caesar’ has evoked considerable interest among the Shakespearean critics. They are of the view that the ‘ghost of Caesar’ is subjective rather than objective. It is the fear-haunted and anguished mind of Brutus. The ghost did not appear...
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  • The Invisible Hand of Shakespeare
    completely and calls him a friend, will die of his hands: “That every “like” is not the same, O Caesar, The heart of Brutus earns to think upon” (No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar). Towards the end of the play, when he hears of Portia’s death, he appears to fall into a pit of emotional turmoil, and for...
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    the philosopher to the schemer within, the Caesar who on Brutus' unquestionable authority has always been rational in his dealings: I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. In urging Brutus to join with the conspirators, Cassius emphasizes this contrast between Caesar's...
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    makes him and shows why he is a hero and not a villain. Even though Brutus knows he did the right thing he still feels guilty for what he did and he is haunted for what he did and is punished when Caesars ghost appears to him. Caesars ghost haunts Brutus and tells him, “…thee thou shalt see me at...
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    toward the end of the play, when Caesar returns as a ghost to haunt Brutus in act 4. Caesar's ghost tells Brutus that he has come ''to tell thee thou shalt see me at Philippi.'' With this omen, Shakespeare foreshadows the death of Brutus. The audience cannot be certain that this will occur, but the...
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  • Julius Caesar
    taken directly from this study guide. Act I 1) Judging from the events in Act I, the political mood and behavior of the Romans are best described how? 2) When we first see Brutus, he appears to be ________________________. 3) Which line from Act I foreshadows what will happen to Caesar? 4...
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  • Reaching from the Grave of Julius Caesar
    . BRUTUS. Well; then I shall see thee again? GHOST. Ay, at Philippi. Julius Caesar, IV.iii.280-284 Octavius, the Caesar that does appear to Brutus at Philippi, brings this rebellious mood to the battlefield, saying, "I draw a sword against conspirators. When think you that the sword goes...
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  • Supernatural in Shakespeare's Plays
    brief lines are even spoken by the great ghost of Caesar, yet they’re powerful in meaning and deliverance by the actor. Caesar’s ghost is also suspected to have nothing to do with the fact that Brutus commits suicide. This ghost symbolizes the dominant spirit of Caesarean Rome. When it momentarily...
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  • Book Review of Julius Caesar
    sees Caesar's ghost as he rests, unable to sleep on the eve of the conflict. In the battle the Republicans at first appear to be winning but when his messenger's horse seems to be overtaken by the enemy Cassius fears the worst and gets his servant, Pindarus, to help him to a quick death. Brutus...
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  • Julius Caeser Essay
    unusual forces of nature. For instance, Brutus is unmoved when the storm is raging outside. However, when Caesar’s ghost appears in front of him, he is shown as a superstitious but noble man, who accepts his destiny. Brutus says, “The ghost of Caesar hath appeared to me / Two several times by...
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    Octavius. That night, the Ghost of Caesar appears to Brutus, announcing that Brutus will meet him again on the battlefield.Octavius and Antony march their army toward Brutus and Cassius. Antony tells Octavius where to attack, but Octavius says that he will make his own orders; he is already asserting...
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  • Julius Caesar Study Guide
    want to back down from the challenge. 65. What does Cassius mean by the following statement? “Flatterers! Now Brutus thank yourself;/This tongue had not offered so today,/If Cassius might have ruled.”(45-47) Had Antony been assassinated when Caesar was killed, this battle would have never...
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  • Julius Caesar - Summary of Act I-V
    being friends, and retiring for the night. As Brutus prepares to sleep, the ghost of Caesar appears to him, telling Brutus that he shall see him again on the battlefield at Philippi. Act V opens with the opposing generals meeting before battle to exchange insults and taunts. Cassius vows to kill...
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  • Ceasar
    outlived the other two men who should share his power. Act One Scene two In this part of the story a lot of important parts come across us. In this short piece I think Cassius appears with a different personally. In the other parts of Julius Caesar he doesn’t appear as persuasive as he does in...
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  • Julius Caesar
    is immediately abandoned by a lowly slave, the dead Brutus is almost immediately celebrated by his enemy as the noblest of Romans. Notably, Brutus is also the only character in the play to interpret correctly the signs auguring his death. When the Ghost of Caesar appears to him on the battlefield, he...
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  • Analysis of Caesar
    tightly to his values that he decides to kill his closest friend, Caesar, for the greater good of Rome. This choice, however, does not come without conflict. The conflicting value systems that clash with each other in the play as a whole are enacted on a microcosmic level in Brutus’s mind. Brutus...
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  • English Lit Ba
    rid of him; the last two acts are a reaction to his death. Even after life is over for Caesar, he haunts the spirits of the assassins. Additionally, he physically appears to Brutus as a ghost. As a result, his early and untimely death in the play does not diminish his presence. Caesar is center stage...
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  • The Character of Brutus
    saddened by her death; but as Brutus loved Caesar, he doesn’t seem affected for the worse. In fact, after commanding his fellow conspirators to wash in the blood of Caesar, Brutus exclaims, “Let’s all cry ‘Peace, Freedom, and Liberty!’” (III, I, 123). Finally, when the ghost of Caesar appears to Brutus...
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  • Is Brutas Guilty?
    ultimately reconcile. Brutus reveals that he is sick with grief, for in his absence Portia has killed herself. The two continue to prepare for battle with Antony and Octavius. That night, the Ghost of Caesar appears to Brutus, announcing that Brutus will meet him again on the battlefield. Octavius and...
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  • Julius Caesar: Brutus Is the Protagonist
    her dream. In this instance, Caesar has no influence on the outcome of the play. Again, when Brutus sees the likeness of Caesar in a dream, Caesar gives an ominous message implying to Brutus not to go to Philipi. ". . . thou shalt see me at Philipi." The ghost of Caesar, unimportant and unbelieved...
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