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Inflexibility versus Compromise in Julius Caesar. Group 1: Shamella McGhee Toya Richardson Amanda Jones. The theme of inflexibility versus compromise is an implied theme within the play. It is not explicitly expressed within the play. CAESAR.

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Inflexibility versus compromise in julius caesar

Inflexibility versus Compromise in Julius Caesar

Group 1: Shamella McGhee

Toya Richardson

Amanda Jones


Inflexibility versus compromise in julius caesar

The theme of inflexibility versus compromise is an implied theme within the play.

It is not explicitly expressed within the play.


Caesar

CAESAR

  • Caesar prides himself on his steadfastness.

  • This characteristic leads to his death.

    • He refuses to heed to the omen of the Soothsayer.

    • He goes to the Capitol and is ultimately murdered by the conspirators.


Brutus

BRUTUS

  • Brutus is stubborn and inflexible.

  • In the play individuals succeed through adaptability, bargaining, and compromise.

  • Brutus’s unbending though honorable ideals leave him open for manipulation by Cassius.

  • Brutus focuses on the quick removal of Caesar from power.

  • He does not consider the tragic implications of being apart of the Conspiracy.

  • He ultimately dies as the result of his stubbornness and inflexibility.


Antony

ANTONY

  • Antony is the most flexible character in the play.

  • He is able to gain power through manipulation.

    • Antony manipulates Brutus and Cassius when he persuades them to let him perform Caesar’ funeral speech.

    • Antony manipulates the crowd during Caesar’s funeral.

  • Although Antony is a successful politician, the play raises questions about his morality.


Big idea

Big Idea

  • LOYALTY AND BETRAYAL

    • The characters fail to exercise loyalty.

    • They all exhibit betrayal.

    • Caesar and Brutus both meet tragic ends through their inability to display flexibility and compromise.


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  • Plot Summary

  • History of the Drama

  • http://www.william-shakespeare.info/shakespeare-play-julius-caesar.htm


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