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DISTINCTION OF SHAKESPEARS JULIUS CAESAR AND REAL LIFE Prior to examination of the main differences between the events of one of Shakespeares tragedies Julius Caesar and those of a realistic life it must not be forgotten that Shakespeare wrote his plays fortheir performance rather than the actual publication Hence the play-writing itself was just means for making money It is most probable that the majority of the of the parts of the content which areabout to be criticized in the following essay for their inconsistency with real life were very essential for the play in order to maximize the popularity of the play and therefore maximize the profits makewhich was one of Shakespeares main goals In real life the plot of Julius Caesar could be compared to never ending competition for power in the head office of any large firm of todays world As it appears the behavior as such is a fundamentalpart of the human nature and criticizing the actions of Cassius would probably be inappropriate However the methods which Cassius chooses in order to achieve his goal is something that will instantly seize readers attention The very fact that the murder of Caesar was done by plotters gathering around him and brutally stabbing him twenty four times shows how unprofessional Cassiuss plan was The incidents which take place in real life at the same increasingly high level of political importance would probably be planned for an extremely long time and carried out with high accuracy For example it would be much more beneficial for Cassius to make the death of Caesar look like an accident because then he would not have to speak to the Roman public and proclaim himself what later on turned out to be a hated murderer Bruthuss speech to the people is another part of this play that seems unrealistic to the views of a modern individual This action of admitting to the people that
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