Shakespeare on the Double! Julius Caesar
Publish date: November 29th 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
, High School
“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”Wow. Being a history major and just all around history nerd I know a lot of Julius Caesar and what caused everyone and their mother to turn against him which led to his assassination by some accounts believe is at least 60 men. I always...
I am surprised that it has taken me this long to actually get around to re-reading this play so as to write a commentary on it considering that it happens to be one of my favourite Shakespearian plays. The copy that I own belonged to my uncle and the notes that have been scribbled into the book indi...
Rating: 3.5 Stars Julius Caesar is a surprisingly good novel, if not a little rushed and overly dramatic and kind of deteriorating to silly at the end. Still, I rather liked it and it proved to be a quick read, after all. Now, to start memorizing lines for class and then writing essays on the rhetor...
It is Roman custom to fall upon their own blade once defeat is inevitable. An honourable way to die? I'd rather fight until the end. But I can understand not wanting to die at the hands of your enemies.
What is this play about? Is it about Julius Caesar, as the title says? Well, he is assassinated half way through the play and disappears (Act 3, scene 2). Granted, his ghost reappears later on, but it is not the ghost of the caliber of Mozart’s (and Lorenzo da Ponte’s) commanding Commendatore. J...
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