Essays Tagged: "conspirators"

The Effects of the Speeches of Brutus and Anthony

utus and Antony Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's greatest works. It's about a group of conspirators who kill their king, Julius, in order to be free. Antony, opposed to the assassination, ... racy, also gave a good speech, but the Romans didn't react to it. A battle erupted, and most of the conspirators committed suicide. The styles of the two speeches were very different from each other. ...

(1 pages) 64 1 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Julius Caesar

when the play opens. To understand the play even better, one should be aware of Brutus' (one of the conspirators against Caesar) ancestors, the Tarquins. Nearly five hundred years before Caesar was ev ... stored, he was to be declared a public enemy and be put to death. Brutus and the rest of the conspirators had killed Caesar, but they made an error, which was letting Mark Antony, one of Caesar ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Jealousy in Julius Caesar

s Caesar to commit dangerous and foolish acts. Cassius' jealousy drives him to kill Caesar. All the conspirators, except the noble Brutus, kill Caesar because they feel threatened by his power. Brutus ... makes his decision based on what is the best for Rome, and is tricked into believing that the other conspirators feel the same way. He comments, 'What need we any spur but our own cause / To prick us ...

(2 pages) 57 1 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Use of suspence in Julius Caesar

ful events on which the whole play depends.The first suspenseful event of this play occurs when the conspirators join and discuss their reasons for assassination. Cassius feels that he is equal to Cae ... d the reader is left to find out what will happen as the play progresses. After killing Caesar, the conspirators feel that they have created a better place to live. Shakespeare writes, 'liberty! Freed ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The principle of philosophy

elf and others harm can only set you free from further harmand related mischief. Whether or not the conspirators are the criminals of society or thehighest branches of our own government. Injustice sp ...

(5 pages) 86 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"The Count Of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas. What are the lines which you thought were significant to the ongoing theme of "The Count of Monte Cristo?" Why did you think that?

within the book. Edmond Dantes, the main character of the book, was stripped of his innocence by 3 conspirators, which he had called friends, and was sent off to Chateau d'If, an infamous jail in whi ... re Edmond Dantes proclaims to the sky that he is to finally start his road to vengeance against his conspirators. But, as I had stated before, he realizes that he may not take the place of God or Prov ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Shakespear's Julius Caesar

does not kill Caesar for greed, envy nor to preserve his social position like so many of the other conspirators against Caesar. This Brutus makes very clear in his speech in Act III, Scene II (Lines ... Scene II (Lines 12-76), when he explains his actions as being for the good of Rome.Unlike the other conspirators, Brutus is in fact a dear friend of Caesar's but kills his beloved friend not for who h ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

This is a two page essay describing cleopatra's poltical strategies in egypt.

greatly jealous of his brother Osiris who was the main God at the time. Seth then formed a group of conspirators to arrange a plan to get rid of Osiris. Seth then secretly measured the body of Osiris ... t until Osiris lies down inside of it. Of course the coffin fit and immediately Seth and his fellow conspirators slammed the coffin closed and nailed it shut. Seth disposed of the coffin with Osiris i ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Alexander the Great's life and accomplishments.

he always had a passion for fighting and winning wars. He also noticed that he had many enemies and conspirators and to immediately get them out of the way, he had them all executed. In 335 B.C. he de ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" relays the themes of jealousy, betrayal, and death are all brought on by the relationship between men.

believe that one of his closest friends would ever go against him. Once Caesar is dead (Act 3) the conspirators feel some relief. They believe his death was necessary and don't try to hide their acti ... ference between appearance and reality. This difference will cause Caesar's death.Subsequently, the conspirators try to rationalize Caesar's murder. After the jealousy and hate subside following the a ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Do you believe it is more important to have power or respect in today's world?

on your powerfulness?In the book, Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare midway through the book, the conspirators assassinated Julius Caesar because they claimed they were in fear of Caesar's leadershi ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Julius Caesar Overview

it becomes clear that the murdered Caesar has been avenged, and that Cassius, Brutus, and the other conspirators have lost in their attempt to keep Rome a republic rather than an empire. Ironically, t ...

(9 pages) 48 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Outline Darius 1 rise to power.

n imposter, until Otanes suspected he was not the true son of Cyrus. Otanes was joined by six other conspirators which included Aspathines, Gobryas, Intaphrenes, Megabyzus, Hydarnes, and of course Dar ... g was indeed the son of Cyrus.Herodotus tells of a story of how Darius became King within the seven conspirators. The first conspirators groom to nay after sunset would become the new King. Herodotus ...

(2 pages) 32 0 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Brutus vs Ceaser

r!" (Shakespeare 3.1.77). The last words of noble Caesar could be heard, as Brutus, the last of the conspirators, took a plunge at Caesar with his knife. Caesar laying there on the senate floor, illus ... /Run hence, proclaim, cry it about the streets" (Shakespeare 3.1. 78-79). The sounds of the pompous conspirators could be heard about the streets. Caesar was dead and they were proud of it. Would this ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay on the trajic hero from julius cesaer

incidences such as decisions made during the orchard soliloquy, the discussion with Cassius and the conspirators regarding decisions about Antony and the oath, his speech to the commoners after Caesar ... iracy was the right decision because of his reasoning.Later the same evening, Cassius and the other conspirators arrived at Brutus' house. Conspirators realized that they required Brutus in their plot ...

(8 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Caesar Paper (who is the hero in Shakespares "Caesar"?)

force but with his smart words and quick thinking he got the citizens to be on his side and not the conspirators. Antony is young and even with his lack of years in life can still mass armies and outs ... d Antony really showed his true potential. At first he was smart by sending a messenger to make the conspirators make him look like he's scared and at their mercy. Then when he came he made it look li ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Hollow Men

wkes day, November 5; which commemorates the "gunpowder plot" of 1605 in which Guy Fawkes and other conspirators planned to blow up both houses of Parliament. On this day, which commemorates the failu ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. The importance of Mark Antony's soliloquy (funeral speech).

uneral oration in Caesar's honor. Antony himself was a trusted friend of Caesar and manipulated the conspirators of the play in thinking that he approved of their deed. With his influential tone and m ... spoke with words so beautifully put, that the only people that weren't beside him were the original conspirators. Mark Antony's speech has set an ideal standard for all speeches yet to come.

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Julius Caser Compare Contrast essay of the two speechs given in Act III

leader of Rome, Julius Caesar, he wrote one of his most famous plays. Julius Caesar is the play of conspirators who betray their leader by murdering him, resulting in a civil war. Caesar's friend, An ... ch to show that Caesar was not ambitious and therefore there was no reason for Brutus and the other conspirators to murder him. Antony's motivation is to make known to the crowd that Brutus was not an ...

(5 pages) 29 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis of Marc Antony's Funeral Oration during Julius Caesar

used the crowd's loyalties to sway. Prior to Marc Antony's oration the crowd favored Brutus and the conspirators. However, Marc Antony's compelling discourse caused the plebeians to support him, and n ... arcasm, and repetition, to successfully persuade the crowd.Although the crowd was supportive of the conspirators after Brutus's speech, Marc Antony's use of sarcasm in his funeral oration caused them ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare