One example of a soliloquy in William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar" is found in Act II Scene 1 in lines 10 through 34. It is delivered by the character Brutus, one of the key conspirators in Caesar's death. More »

Julius Caesar was a Roman statesman, writer and general who lived between 100 and 44 B.C. Caesar's victory during the Gallic Wars increased his power to the extent that he was able to take control of the Roman Republic a... More »

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If Julius Caesar is to be considered a bad leader, it is likely because he was unable to foresee the political and historical implications of his dictatorship and the entailing manner in which he portrayed himself. Such ... More »

An example of dramatic irony in "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare is when Caesar is warned about the Ides of March by the soothsayer. Dramatic irony occurs when the audience knows something that the character does n... More »

In William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar," Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, begs him to stay home because she dreamed of his murder. At this point in the play, Act 2, Scene 2, Brutus and other Roman senators have decided to... More »

William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar" contains a pun in which a cobbler plays with the implied double meaning of the word "soles," which is a homophone for "souls." This line of dialogue appears in Act 1, Scene 1 of... More »

Act 1 of William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar" introduces the major themes and characters of the play by showing Caesar's ambition and the machinations of the conspirators. The first scene displays the Romans' love ... More »