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The play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar was written by WilliamShakespeare He was baptized on April 26 1564 in Stratford-on-Avon which was a small town some hundred miles from London It isbelieved that he was born a few days before he was baptized so hisbirthday is celebrated on April 23 Ironically he died on that date in1616 During Shakespeares time he married a woman named AnneHathaway They gave birth to a total of three children By the year1592 he became a playwright and actor In Shakespearean time onlymen could be actors Shakespeares plays were written in modernEnglish His plays and sonnets did not become popular until after hisdeath He died at the age of fifty two and was burned in the churchof Stratford where his grave is still visible to this day 622 Shakespeare was inspired to write The Tragedy of Julius Caesar afterreading of him in Sir Thomas Norths translation of Plutarchs LivesThe play is organized into five acts and each act is divided intonumerous scenes The main technique of the play is a chronologicalorder of events There is scene when Calpurhina dreams of Caesarsdeath This serves as an omen also know as foreshadowing The plotof The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is simple 2exposition- The play begins on a street in Rome where two tribunestell commoners to go home and to stop celebrating Caesars victoryinitial incident- Cassius Casca and Cinna plot to kill Caesar becausethey do not want him to be the king and hold more power then herising action- Casca Cinna Trebonius Decius Brutus Metellus Cimberand Cais Ligarius go to Brutus to get him to
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