Julius Caesar Good Vs Evil

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William Shakespeare once said, “The evil that men do lives after them;/ the good is oft interred with their bones”. Sinful and arrogant are just two of the most memorable traits that will always be remembered. Unluckily, these are associated with horrible and sometimes selfish actions leaving us to remember some of the noblest men with awful thoughts. We see this every day from daily communications to relationships with other countries. It is imperative to recognize the fact that the evil that men do live after them and is strongly represented and illustrated by in the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, in the film Valkyrie, and in the case of NFL quarterback Michael Vick. In the play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Written by William Shakespeare clearly shows that the evil that men do lives long after them and the good stays in their bones. While Brutus was simply attempting to do a good deed by slaying the great Caesar and freeing Rome for him, Antony thought different and was only doing it for the conspirators and his own allegations. Antony’s remarks to the Romans, “In this place…show more content…
Michael Vick, being an accomplished NFL quarterback, was accused of being involved in dog fighting. Michael Vick was drafted in 2001 and was the first African-American quarterback drafted first overall and was selected to play in three pro bowls. In 2007, Vick 's house was searched and what was found was demeaning to mankind; around 54 dogs that had injuries and unfed and a blood-stained fighting arena. Vick pleaded guilty to a grand jury and served 21 months in prison and 2 months of home confinement. Michael Vick did commit a crime but he did his time and change; “I stand before you a changed man. Think of me as an instrument of change” (BrainyQuote). Vick was found guilty by a jury of fans, worshipers, and colleges. Vick served his time and knows what he did was wrong but that did not change the fact that he committed a crime and his portrait would never be changed after that
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