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In this paper I am going to explore the issue of authority with regardsto the assassination of Julius Caesar by his close friend Brutus and agroup of conspirators More specifically I am going to argue thatShakespeare although he chooses to use the historical figure of JuliusCaesar as a Tyrant at the same time he dresses him as the scapegoat forBrutus s self idealism or Romes great good as he prefers to name itIn other words I will try to examine the extent to which Shakespearereinforces the idea of Julius Caesar as a tyrant or by using Brutus andthe conspirators offers an alternative perspective to Caesars portraitIntroduction Brief analysis of the late 16th century Connectionbetween the historical background Connection with Renaissance literature how the political changesreflect on the text Julius Caesar as a Tyranti liberty-property Locke Of PropertyHobbes Chapter 18Brutus and the other conspiratorsIssue of class Who represents the lawLocke Chapter 7Indian King CavernioIs he the true absolute monarchHobbes Chapter 18Conclusion A brief recapitulation on the basic themes of the essayTentative BibliographyBatson E Beatrice Shakespeares Christianity The Protestant andCatholic Poetics of Julius Caesar Macbeth and Hamlet Waco TXBaylor UP 2006 PrintBloom Harold Blooms Modern Critical Interpretations WilliamShakespeares Julius Caesar New Edition New York Blooms LiteraryCriticism 2010 PrintEllis-Fermor Una Mary and Kenneth Muir Shakespeares Drama London Methuen 1980 PrintHogan Patrick Colm Narrative Universals Heroic Tragi-Comedy and Shakespeares Political Ambivalence College Literature 331 200634-66 Project MusePrintLeggat Alexander Shakespeares Political Drama The History Plays andThe Roman Plays London and New York Routledge 1988 PrintStephen Martin and Philip Franks Studying Shakespeare Harlow EssexLongman YP 1987 PrintYu Jeffrey J Shakespeares Julius Caesar Erasmuss De Copia andSentential Ambiguity Comparative Drama 411 2007 79-106 ProjectMuse PrintTentative BibliographyBatson E Beatrice Shakespeares Christianity The Protestant andCatholic Poetics of Julius Caesar Macbeth and Hamlet Waco TXBaylor UP 2006 PrintBloom Harold Blooms Modern Critical Interpretations William Shakespeares Julius Caesar New Edition New York Blooms Literary Criticism 2010 PrintEllis-Fermor Una Mary and Kenneth Muir Shakespeares Drama London
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