Mean Girls and Julius Caesar

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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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