Antony and Cleopatra Essay | Caesar's Character Development in "Antony and Cleopatra"

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Caesar's Character Development in "Antony and Cleopatra"

Summary: In William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra," Ceasar transforms himeself from a nervous triumvir in the ruling body to an increasingly confident, Machiavellian politician who outwits Pompey, Lepidus and Antony.
From Shakespeare play, Caesar's life moves through different phases, from that of a nervous triumvir to that of a Roman emperor. When he first started off, he is the adopted son of Julius Caesar, the great Caesar, father of Caesarion (son of both Cleopatra and Caesar). His life began an uphill when both Antony and Octavius Caesar killed the conspirators Brutus and Cassius at the battle of Philippi. This has earned both Caesar and Antony some form of recognition. Then as the play begins, Caesar starts off as that of a nervous triumvir. He is somewhat threatened by the presence of Pompey. He seeks that help of Antony, and he eventually outwits Antony, Pompey and Lepidus with his ever-increasing confidence. Somewhere at the end of the play, Caesar displays himself as a vindictive and treacherous victor, seeking to humiliate both Antony and Cleopatra...

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