Examples Of Betrayal In Julius Caesar

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The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a book known around the world and is taught in many schools as part of the curriculum. This book teaches teenagers why the actions can be perceived as bad and can be punished. However, the punishments shared in the book are unrealistic to the modern day and can be shown with other texts or even movies. This idea is shown as actions that have been done through betrayal such as the killing caesar as well as the funeral speeches are actions that have led to bad things in the future for both parties. For example, the person being betrayed gets hurt as that act of betrayal will negatively affect them, as well as creates disloyalty for the betrayer, which in turn hurts both people. Although that is true the consequence …show more content…

Throughout the story, several different types of betrayal occur and even if it isn’t physical, the betrayed person is still physically hurt. That was shown in the evidence of how it can physically hurt someone in the act of a betrayal. Another form of betrayal is emotional betrayal and this is proven in the text as when Cassius tricks brutus with a letter in those letters they state, “The taper burneth in your closet sir. Searching the window for flint I found This paper thus seal’d up and I am sure it did not lie there when I went to bed;.Get you to bed again it is not day is not tomorrow, boy, the ides of march?”(Shakespeare II,i, 35-38). This shows the different types of betrayal other than physical harm. This betrayal is more of the style of the modern day as it relates to the teenagers or high school students. This has also happened to me in times where my “friends” have been mean to me and have spread lies and rumors to others to hurt and tarnish me. This in turn created bad almost toxic relationship between friends that was created over the lies that were told about me. This is the more modern form of betrayal as how it relates to teenagers. While not phsycial, and the consequences aren’t comparable to those in Julius Caeser, these lessons that are taught through that specific type of betrayal from Caeser’s time period aren’t applicable to my

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