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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Julius Caesar unit of a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- Character analysis of the major players in Julius Caesar
- Comparisons between Shakespeare's play and historical record
- Comparing and contrasting the characters of Cassius and Mark Antony
- The role of Brutus
- The significance of Calpurnia
- Mark Antony's character development
1. Julius Caesar: Shakespeare's Play vs. History
In this lesson, we'll examine Shakespeare's take on the life of Julius Caesar, which spawned such famous quotes as 'Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears!' and 'Et tu, Brute!' We'll also take a look at Brutus and Cassius, the conspirators who plotted Caesar's demise, as well as Mark Antony and Octavius, who remained loyal.
2. Character of Brutus in Julius Caesar: Traits & Analysis
Brutus is one of the central characters in the play 'Julius Caesar' written by William Shakespeare. Brutus' character is complex, and he is often thought of as a tragic hero. Learn more about the character Brutus from the play 'Julius Caesar' and test your knowledge with a quiz.
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Other chapters within the Shakespeare Study Guide course
- Shakespeare Overview Study Guide
- Shakespearean Sonnets Study Guide
- Hamlet Study Guide
- Macbeth Study Guide
- King Lear Study Guide
- Romeo and Juliet Study Guide
- Shakespearean Tragedies Study Guide
- Shakespearean Histories Study Guide
- A Midsummer Night's Dream Study Guide
- The Tempest Study Guide
- Shakespearean Comedies Study Guide