Theme Of Flattery In Julius Caesar

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Flattery in Julius Caesar
In Julius Caesar, many themes arise in the book, but one theme that seems consistent is the theme of flattery. Many scenes in Julius Caesar have many accounts of flattery shared between characters. Three scenes however, show of flattery very well and these three scenes will be the examples of flattery in the story. These scenes show that flattery is an important theme in the story of Julius Caesar. Flattery is an important theme in Julius Caesar.

The first scene that shows flattery is the scene where Calpurnia is trying to persuade her husband, Julius Caesar to not go out to the capital because she had an omen of Caesar’s death through a dream. She almost succeeds if it was not for the arrival of Decius Brutus. Desius
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The scene plays out with the conspirators kneeling at the feet of Caesar and flattered him, so he would get closer to his murderers. In the story Shakespeare writes” Cinna-(kneeling) oh, Caesar. Caesar-Enough! Would you try to lift Mount Olympus? Decius- (kneeling) Great Caesar. Caesar- Haven’t I resisted even Brutus, begging from his knees? Casco-Hands, speak for me! ” (No Fear Shakespeare act 3 scene 1). This scene shows that the conspirators are using themselves to flattery Caesar and give false honor to him, so they will be closer to him and kill…show more content…
The passage of the story says “Don’t worry. Good Cinna, take this paper and be sure to lay it in the judge’s chair where Brutus sits, so he’ll find it. And throw this one in his window and attach this one with wax to the statue of Brutus’s ancestor, old Brutus. When you’ve finished all this, return to the porch of Pompey’s theater, where you’ll find us. Are Decius Brutus and Trebonius there?” (No Fear Shakespeare act 1 scene 3). Cinna will flattery Brutus to join the conspirators and murder good Caesar.

Flattery is an important theme in Julius Caesar. These scenes show evidence of flattery and how Shakespeare used them in his story. Flattery was used in Julius Caesar to show that people are easily persuaded or tricked to do things good or bad. Flattery was also used to give the story a shape that could be twisted by other people. That is Flattery and why it is used in Julius
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