Caesar’s right-hand man throughout the Gallic Wars (58B.C. -50B.C.) Mark Antony (83B.C. – 30B.C.) and his adopted heir Octavian (63B.C – 14 A.D.) are out for revenge against the two main men who plotted and killed Caesar on the Idles of March in 44B.C.
It has the power to enhance, expand and supplement upon the significance of a films narrative. Music can express the unspoken words of a character and it provides the audience with the inner thoughts of characters. Music also has the ability to create a sense of (or give the illusion of) depth within the picture i.e. make a small space appear larger than it actually is. Music is a useful tool in indicating a certain era, an example of this is in The Great Gatsby where the music played at the party scenes is very much based on the music of the 1920’s.
Out of fear of his future political activities and his overconfident personality, the senators of Rome, including Caesar's best friend Brutus, created a conspiracy to assassinate him to stop him from obtaining absolute power over the Roman Empire. On the Ides of March, Julius Caesar was assassinated by Roman senators because of what they thought Caesar would do with his power. William Shakespeare illustrated an unjustified assassination
Unaware about the affairs going on inside the country, they plot to get rid of Julius Caesar. Brutus, Julius’s bestfriend, was part of the coup d 'etat. As they all brutally stab Julius with daggers, Brutus delivers the final blow. As Julius Caesar took his last breath he says the phrase, “Et Tu, Brutus” which translates to “and you, brutus”. After Julius Caesar was assassinated.
He then joins a conspiracy to kill Caesar. After the conspiracy he is considered a murderer and flees his own country, eventually committing suicide. “I would not Cassius, yet I love him well.” (I.II.83), “I killed not thee with half so good a will.” Dies (V.V.51). These two quotes strongly highlight Brutus ' change throughout the play. One aspect changes, but one does not;
Brutus tells Cassius that he “had rather be a villager [t]han to repute himself a son of Rome [u]nder these hard conditions” (Shakespeare I.ii:172-174) when Cassius persuades him to join the conspiracy and murder Caesar. Further along in the play, Brutus then states that he knows “no personal cause to spurn at [Caesar] [b]ut for the general” (II.i:11-12). Brutus’s love towards Rome leads him to join the conspiracy, murder Caesar, and trigger a civil war which then results to his suicide. This results in his other hamartia,
According to dictionary.com, a betrayer can be defined as a person who is unfaithful in guarding or fulfilling a promise, or committing treachery, against another person. This is a flawless characterization of Brutus in William Shakespeare’s play “Julius Caesar”. Brutus was a senator of Rome who assassinated the future monarch, Julius Caesar. However, Brutus killed Caesar out of the love he had for his country’s wellbeing and to prevent the spread of tyranny. Conversely, the senator mislead his king into believing that he could be trusted.
Many scenes would have been deemed irrelevant in typical films, such as the small talks Lucas has with Theo, Marcus, and others. However, The Hunt uses these scenes as a way of displaying how normal, relatable and real the story can be in everyday life. The common phrase “stand in my shoes” thus becomes essential in film when a spectator seeks to understand a character. Introducing a point-of-view (POV) helps in relating one’s self to the role that is played on the movie screen, therefore fabricating a connection between viewer and character. Per Persson (n.d., 64) asserts that the range of view or eye line matching shots play an influential role in placing the spectator in the character’s position.
Nero has his step brother, Britannicus, killed so that his rule was not opposed. He then has his mother assassinated due to her opposition to his relationship with a married woman (Seneca xii). When Nero discovers the Pisonian Conspiracy to overthrow him, he goes out of his way to have anyone so much as implicated as having a part in the plot executed. Much like Atreus, Nero lets his passions rule his life by unjustly killing those that he felt threatened his power. Since all of Seneca’s plays lack dates, it is unknown when he wrote Thyestes.
Brutus, although not the main character of the play, he appears the most throughout the book, and helps further develop the story. The play starts out with Julius Caesar returning from war. In fear that he will become king and a tyrant, Brutus’ friend, Cassius decides to form a “conspiracy” to kill Caesar. They get Brutus to join them, and they successfully stab Caesar to death. Chaos erupts and Mark Antony, Caesar’s friend, vows revenge on those who killed Caesar.