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The Acquisition and Use of Power in Julius Caesar

Summary: Power is the main element in the play Julius Caesar. It is acquired and used in many different ways by Caesar, Cassius, Brutus and Antony, as they are all individuals who need different kinds of power to achieve their goals. In this whole conflict, Caesar is at the center of this power struggle, in both life and death.
The acquisition and use of power is a major theme in William Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar. It is demonstrated with Shakespeare's use of four main characters. Caesar, who is a popular general who could become king, Cassius, a senator who forms a conspiracy to bring down Caesar for his own greed, Brutus, who is known as an honourable and trusted man throughout Rome and betrays Caesar by killing him and Antony, who wants revenge for the death of his best friend Caesar. In the play, all four characters need to acquire power in order to achieve their goals, and when they have it their desires are fulfilled.

Julius Caesar is a general who has acquired his power by conquering the known world and bringing riches home to Rome. This makes him a very popular and powerful man. After winning the war, he turns his attention back to Rome...

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