There are polar opposites between honourable and corrupt. When I hear the word honourable, I think of respect. I think of a person that everyone looks up with pride, joy, and trust. Yet, when I hear the word corrupt, I think of the backstabbing, rotting of a person, that reeks
A person of great power has a large amount of control and influence over the vast majority of the population that they lead. Often times, their leadership position was gained through manipulation of the people as they try to sell themselves to them. This manipulation also affects any competition for that leadership position because a common technique to sway someone’s opinion is to make the competition look bad which then makes the people look down on the competition, causing the opposing side’s chances of success to plummet. William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar demonstrates this as a tale of manipulation leads to the downfall of the weaker link. Cassius, Mark Antony and Julius Caesar have perfected the art of manipulation as they are
Jesus preached about His beliefs with God, and all his Glory. He went around telling people that he was the son of God. These accusations raised chaos with the Jews. He was brought to the house of Caiaphas, the high priest. They were looking for any kind of evidence, or excuse to kill Jesus. “The high priest
Julius Caesar was a military commander that emerged from the chaos of civil war to take charge of the republic. He later became known as the dictator of Rome, the absolute ruler of Rome. He made many reforms and created a new program to employ the jobless and gave public land to the poor. Julius Caesar was a powerful man and becoming too powerful was what led him to corruption. The Senate was afraid and jealous of his power and they were worried he might plan to make himself king of Rome. Needless to say, the Senate wanted to save the republic and so they went against him. Julius Caesar became corrupt because he was too powerful, the Senate was jealous, and his actions posed a threat.
Justice is often found after a situation has occurred and more times than not it is seen through the eyes of revenge. Marc Antony, the main character, partakes in this reality by trying to get revenge on Julius Caesar’s, Marc Antony’s best friend, death. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare literally and symbolically delves into the choices that one makes when seeking revenge in the name of justice.
Irish author, Oscar Wilde, once said, “Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.” Disobedience is the failure or refusal to obey rules. Wilde claims that disobedience is a trait that is vital to social progress. In the play, “Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare, Shakespeare follows the life of a prosperous Roman politician who surround himself around deceitful people. Caesar’s was stabbed to death by his associate, Brutus, who was motivated by Cassius, Caesar’s other associate.Caesar’s largest support system came from Antony. The characters in Julius Caesar proves that disobedience is a trait that is critical to human progression.
It may seem as though Brutus and Antony are superb manipulate; however, the plebeians are not capable to bother asking them questions or never thinking for themselves. The plebeians are manipulated by not only Brutus, but also Mark Antony. Although, Caesar’s death was an impact on the plebeians, Brutus and the conspirators, it influenced, made stronger, and persuaded Mark Antony to so whatever it took for him, Antony, to get revenge for the death of the beloved Julius Caesar, and his tragic death.
Power of the Law In the play Gem of the Ocean written by August Wilson, how does the character, Caesar represent police who abuse their power of enforcement? When the reader first meets Caesar first he comes off as very powerful. He makes it seem as if people must obey
In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the character Cassius can perfectly be described as a very manipulative man with very bad intentions. But even with that, as said by Caesar himself “So soon as that spare Cassius. He reads much/ He is a great observer, and he looks/
Loyalty and Justice in Julius Caesar In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, one must read the text closely to track the shifting motivations and loyalties of each character as the play progresses. An important factor that must be kept in mind while reading is the degree of loyalty, in other
What makes someone honorable or corrupt? I define honor by doing something for moral excellence and corrupt as flaunting one’s own abilities for completing a deed. In the play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, multiple people can qualify as honorable or dishonorable; it just depends on the way you
Julius Caesar broke laws to get what he wanted. He knew that he would be killed if he did not hold office after. He cancelled debts and created public jobs for the poor. During this time in Rome, education was a big deal; Both men and women were required to
The clang of the swords on the shields pierced General Julius Caesar’s ear. He couldn’t wait till the war against the Greeks was over and he could return home to his wife. He slaughtered 113 enemy soldiers and was still on the hunt to find one. He stepped over 47 bodies, some of which were still breathing and groaning their last breaths on the eastern shore of the river Acheron. Caesar's nemesis was General Brutus,the leader of the greek army, and his old best friend. After the battle at the River of Acheron, General Julius Caesar rode back to his camp, Gleaming in his Ice-white armour, shining in his glory after his victory vs the Greeks.
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar There have been many rulers in history who have been betrayed by those they trust, but The Tragedy of Julius Caesar (William Shakespeare,1959) still holds a special place in Western literature as one of the most enigmatic human beings to ever exist. Powerful men like Julius