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 The Tragedy of Julius Caesar In the novel, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, conspirators, led by Gaius Cassius and Marcus Brutus, assassinate the ruler of Rome, Julius Caesar. They thought that he may have become a tyrant and would make the Roman Republic fall. The aftermath of killing Caesar led to violence and a civil war. As a result, the Republic evolves into an Empire. The whole point of assassinating Caesar is to prevent a dictatorship, but killing him is one of the...

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Julius Caesar Julius Caesar was many things. Boswell called him, “the greatest man of any age” (Meier). Julius Caesar was a diplomat, a great politician. Everyone knows that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. As well as a leader, he was a writer and a military genius. He led Rome to war and took home victories time and time again. He was a lover, marrying Cleopatra after finding her in Egypt. This military leader led victory after victory and helped to set the life of the...

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Alan Zhou English 10 5th hour Julius Caesar Essay January 18, 2011 Domination with Reason Descartes once stated that humans were superior to animals due to their ability to reason. Reason – the “universal instrument” – is what allows Man to triumph over nature. While all men are capable of reason, few men possess the ability to use reason to define their roles in society and determine their fates. Marcus Brutus from the play Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, is one such man. Brutus...

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In the play JULIUS CAESAR Brutus is the most noble character. He stands up for what he believes in, risks his life for Rome, and doesn't seem to be concerned with personal gain. Yet for all of Brutus's good qualities, his troubles stem from his decision to murder a man and his misjudgment about the consequences. Brutus's honor convinces him that they shouldn't dispose of Antony when the other men want to, and his trust in Antony's honor leads him to believe Antony's funeral speech will not be an...

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form of William Shakespeare’s play “Julius Caesar” and the drowning death of Tina Watson on an Australian honeymoon trip that turned into a legal and media storm on several continents. William Shakespeare’s play “Julius Caesar” is a tragedy, believed to have been written in 1599. It portrays the 44 BC conspiracy against the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, his assassination and the defeat of the conspirators. Although the title of the play is Julius Caesar, Caesar is not the central character in its...

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introductory paragraph. Use specific details from at least four documents in Part A. You may include any other outside information that you have learned. Finish with a concluding paragraph. Historic Background: Ever since Julius Caesar was a child he dreamed of having great power. During his early political years he used many ways to gain power including bribery, intimidation, and manipulation. He took Romans to new heights while he made Roman long lasting dreams finally come...

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Friendships In Julius Caesar The play Julius Caesar by William Shakespear, contains no true friendships. Friendship is an important element in the play and it also seals the protagonist’s, Julius Caesar’s, fate. The friendships in the play are used to blind Caesar from the truth and the plots against him. Little gestures the main characters bring about provide trust with Caesar, therefore portraying the key to all friendships. The trust would later be lost and transform into betrayal. Although...

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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...

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MODULE C: CAESAR SPEECH REAL Frustration is what lurks in my heart. I can’t sleep. With almost 54,000 students studying their guts out for their HSC, lets face it; our chance of a decent atar is bloody dismal. So why should we follow such a demonic system, that old hags from the board of studies have set for us? Why? Well it’s all because they have power. Power over spee ch, power over relationships and the power over truth. And, yes sadly they exploited their power to implant a bizarre truth...

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would assassinate Julius Caesar. They both agreed they wanted to, but for different reasons. Brutus says that it would ruin the republic because the people would want someone like Caesar as king. Cassius is irritated because he believes that Julius Caesar is just as normal as Brutus and himself. He thinks that Caesar is going to be treated as a god rather than a king and Caesar didn’t do anything to deserve to be king. Cassius brings in cases where Caesar is a mortal man such as Caesar not being able...

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