Theme Of Power In Julius Caesar Genet

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CHAPTER 2 Power is everywhere and it may be perceived as interaction between human beings at various levels. It involves an exchange of power and they result in behavioural changes of the individual groups or society at a larger level. The greater is the level of exchange of power the higher is the possibility of environment alteration in which it had occurred. There are various relationships that illustrate power usage in all human societies. Power relationships can be understood specifically in these relations such as superior-subordinate, patron-client, master-slave and leader-follower. From a simple point of view where there are two individual beings there will exist a power relationship where one will follow and the other one will lead. The nature of power has been discussed by many of the writers such as Plato, Aristotle, Jean Paul Satre and many more in their works. Richard coe says that genet uses the idea of illusion versus reality both as a theatrical method and a…show more content…
He had glorified murderers and pimps and even the killers beings cold blooded. Genet has created onstage serious rituals out of make believe that are solemn as well both in his plays the maids and the balcony .In these plays he has investigated the public rituals of power and emptiness of societal roles. This difficult play feeds the reality and illusion off each other. The themes can be divided among those that are primary and essential and those that are secondary and non essential. The theme is clearly the analysis of transforming of the industrial society into a technocracy. The first part of the play had dramatised the way in which the glorious and prestigious images of the established re bishop, the general and the judge enact those who are the actual bearers of power in modern
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