Julius Caesar Film vs Mean Girls
Julius Caesar is an extremely old and extremely famous play written by William Shakespeare around 1599. Shakespeare's plays are reflected in many movies and stories now a days and Julius Caesar is to famous that they even made thrice movies for the story. A movie that reflects the story of Julius Caesar is Mean Girls and it reflects the movie in many aspects you could think of, even though they do have some differences because the story slightly changes. How could we summarize the relationship between Julius Caesar and Mean Girls? Is Mean Girls an adaptation of Julius Caesar? Or is there no relationship among them? In my opinion, Mean Girls is an adaptation of Julius Caesar and these are my …show more content…
The plans for taking down the leader, in Julius Caesar it simply consisted of backstabbing Julius Caesar in the Ides of March while in Mean Girls, Cady makes Regina fat and ruins her little by little until bad stuff happens. When the plans con to an end, Julius Caesar gets killed and Regina gets hit by a bus. Before this, in Mean Girls, Regina caused this to herself because she gave away the book to the school to make Cady get into trouble. After all the bad stuff happens, both Cady and Brutus feel sorry for what they do, Brutus says he killed Caesar and the runs to a sword into his death and Cady says she wrote the book and takes all guilt for it. You would except for the story to end here, just as it does in the movie, but the story continues for a while more, everything gets solved and Cady end up happy.
Cady and Brutus are the most important characters in both of the stories, they are technically the same character but the is one more important difference I would like to include. When Cady came from Africa, she didn't know about Regina and she didn't came up with such ideas of conspirating against Regina, Janice came with those ideas and then used Cady as a tool for them to be done. In Julius Caesar, Brutus already had ideas of conspirating against Julius Caesar, but he needed a spark for him
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The tragedy of Julius Caesar is a story of struggle and betrayal; however, in it, Shakespeare conveys messages about human nature. Three of the main characters in the play convey the ways that power corrupts and changes people. Brutus’ attitude towards killing Caesar and rising to power, along with his personality, change throughout the first three acts. Cassius’ need for power makes him lose himself and his humanity. Mark Antony, changed by Caesar's death, rises to power after taking it away from those that killed him. In Shakespeare’s play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, he conveys notions regarding human nature and the ways that power changes and corrupts people; he does this through his characters Brutus, Cassius, and Antony.
Lying and betrayal tie together the movie Mean Girls and the play Julius Caesar. In the movie, Cady lied to her friend, Regina George, and betrayed her by sabotaging important things in her life, such as her boyfriend, her body, and her friends. In the play, Brutus lied to and betrayed his best friend Caesar. Brutus stabbed Caesar and killed him for Rome. The movie Mean Girls and the play Julius Caesar are tied together by many differences, similarities, and important lessons.
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They are both important powerful charcters in the play. Brutus uses his power for evil, but thinks he is using it for good. The conispastors convince him that killing Caesar is the best thing for the people of Rome. The people of Rome was the most important thing to Brutus. The other thing that was important was his honor and it makes him a trusted man. Therefore when he betrayes Casesar the people of Rome are confused by why. Caesar was a great leader, but was unliked by many people. Those people use One of the two people close to Caesear and that he trusted. Caesar trusted Brutus because of his honor and then Brustus turns around and kills him. Brutus uses the Quote “ Stoop, Romans, stoop, and lets us bathe our hands in Caesar’s blood up to the elbows and besmear our swords. Then walk we Forth, even to the marketplace, And, waving our red weapons o’er our heads, Lets all cry Peace, freedom and liberty!”(3.1.115-120) This quote is important because it makes is seem like Brutus is trying to convince him self that what he did was right . The title of the play should be changed for those reasons, but also for the fact that Brutus was important to for that fact that he betryed Caesar and then died in battle. He was strong and refused to kill himself unlike all of the other consipators. The point that Brutus made to do that showed his honor and that honor is what should make him be part of the title with
The action of the story takes place roughly two years after the events of Shakespeare’s earlier play about the Roman Empire, Julius Caesar. At the beginning of that tragedy, Caesar has triumphed over his rival Pompey the Great, the father of young Pompey in Antony and Cleopatra, and aspires to kingship. Caesar is then assassinated by Cassius and Brutus, who hope to preserve the Roman Republic. Instead, Cassius and Brutus are defeated by Mark Antony and Octavius Caesar, Julius’s nephew, who then join Marcus Aemilius Lepidus to create a three-man government, or triumvirate, over the empire.
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, was a story about one of the greatest rulers who was betrayed by his own. After the assassination Marcus Brutus and Mark Antony used Ethos, Logos, and Pathos to sort out their side of the story with the public. Brutus’ plan was to show what he did as honorable and just, and for the good of Rome. antony’s plan, though, was to make the people love Caesar and view what Brutus did as treasonous and unjust.
In Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Brutus and Cassius are contrasting characters. They differ in the way they perceive Antony as a threat to the assassination plot, their dominance in personality, and their moral fiber. In Julius Caesar, Brutus is the more naïve, dominant and noble character, while Cassius is the more perceptive, submissive, and manipulative person.
In the play Julius Caesar, written and preformed by William Shakespeare, there are many characters, but two, Brutus and Cassius, stood out. The play begins in Rome where a celebration of Julius Caesar's victory over the former ruler of Rome, Pompeii. The victory leads to Caesar's betrayal by his jealous companions. Senators and other high status figures are jealous of Caesar's new and growing power, while others, like Brutus, fear the tyrannical rule Caesar could enforce. The conspirators, Brutus and Cassius being the most important, assassinate Julius Caesar and Marcus Antonius, better known as Antony, and Octavius Caesar, Caesar's heir to the thrown, revenge Caesar's