Summary of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar
Historians and dramatists have a history of presenting their subjects differently. In order to ascertain the language used and the way they presented their protagonists, this paper looks at Shakespeare’s representation of Julius Caesar. Shakespeare wrote his play much after Caesar’s assassination; therefore, there is every possibility that Shakespeare could have used a lot more of dramatic presentations to influence his audience.
Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar opens with a scene on the streets of Rome. Act I, Scene I. A street in Rome; enter Flavius, Marullus and some commoners. It begins in February 44 BC., when Julius