Flattery will get you nowhere

How is flattery used in the play? Flattery will get you nowhere. This quote might not appear as relevant or true during the beginning of the play, but as the play unfolds you see that it only leads to a predicted down fall. Flattery is an underappreciated aspect that played an important role in impacting…

Compare the Pair – Cassius & Brutus

Cassius and Brutus were both conspirators and played big parts in the play of Julius Caesar . They play similar yet different roles within the play with different beliefs and goals . Brutus loved Caesar as a friend an only killed him because he thought it would benefit Rome . Brutus would always put Rome…

It really is a tragic play!

Recently, in English class we have read and studied the famous play by William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, which is based on true events. The play is neither a comedy nor drama but a tragedy. However, what exactly makes the play, Julius Caesar a tragedy? All of Shakespeare’s tragic heroes in his plays have a fatal flaw which leads to…

Brutus Or Antony…. Take Your Pick

MEGA SPOILER ALERT. THERE ARE QUITE A FEW SPOILER ALERTS! ‘Julius Cesar’, the play from hundreds of years ago, yet set around 70, 50B.C has many characters with major, to minor roles. And like all Shakespearean plays, there is a tragic hero. And as the title states, many people might think that the tragic hero…

CCC – Cassius Corrupt Cruel

Who is the worst, most corrupt character in the play? Justify your answer. As we have read in English the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, we have noticed many different characters with their own persona and personality. In the time, Rome faced many astonishing lies, cheats and a world of selfishness and greediness. Is…

Hubris- Caesar’s fatal flaw?

Julius Caesar, historically and theatrically, was a man of great power and pride. He earned his position as a General, and many may argue even as the “Emperor” of Rome through his many triumphs over surrounding areas and leaders. He should have lived a long and prosperous life, but sadly, he didn’t. He was brutally…