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Caesar Vs. Fate : Ambition And Fate In Julius Caesar

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In the tragedy of “Julius Caesar”, ambition and fate are everywhere. Caesar forces fate in life versus the capacity for free will. Brutus, caesar's best friend plays a big role in the importance of fate and the strong ambition to carry out the deed he did. Finally Cassius the compelling force behind the murder to commit to something needs an ambition and the plan to guide Brutus to betray his friend. Never let emotions take over without fear of fate not turning out your way. In the play caesar to a large degree is about ambition and fate.Caesar was a successful military leader who wants the crown of rome and is portrayed as imperious, easily flattered, and overly ambitious.Caesar is described somewhat as a good leader but others fear he will turn the roman republic to a dictatorship leading to the cause of his death. Ceaser says these lines that show his ambitious "Cowards die many times before their deaths; brave men die only once. Of all the wonders that i have yet heard, it seems to me most strange that men should fear death, seeing that it is inescapable. It will come when it will come." (II.ii.32-37). These lines are used to describe caesar in the play by Brutus "The Gods are showing disapproval of cowardice. Caesar would be a beast without a heart if he stayed home today from fear. No, Caesar won‘t. Danger knows very well that Caesar is more dangerous than he is. We are like two lions born on the same day I am the eldest of the two, and the most terrible. So Caesar
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