Julius Caesar Essay

766 WordsJun 8, 20124 Pages
Julius Caesar Greed can disrupt a family, town, or even a country. The play "Julius Caesar" was a great example of the power of greed. In the play "Julius Caesar" the driving forces were Cassius, Brutus, Marc Antony, and Octavius. Cassius was the brother in-law of Brutus and was also the creator of the group of conspirators. Cassius was also a senator of Rome. Cassius's greed for power, good reputation, and his jealousy lead to Caesars death. Cassius had the most honorable man in Rome to help in his plot to kill Caesar. Brutus was the honorable roman which Cassius took control of. Brutus loved Rome and all of the Roman people. Brutus was actually the true leader of the conspirators because he made the important decisions. Brutus had a different motivation for killing Caesar. Jealousy and envy are closely related. In envy you want what you never had. In jealousy, you are threatened with the loss of something you have or thought you had. Envy is a two-person emotion I want what you have. Jealousy is the three-person love triangle, I want who you have. Envy is caused by a dissatisfaction with self-image your perception of your actual stature. This dissatisfaction is also called low self-esteem a poor self-appraisal of your actual stature. Because you feel inferior to the person you envy, envy is related to shame. Envy encourages you to achieve higher stature. Jealousy is triggered by the threat of separation from, or loss of, a romantic partner . A person becomes jealous because they perceive someone else as having something they don't believe they can have, so they feel that they are inadequate, that is why they become angry with that individual and try either conspicuously or inconspicuously to sabotage them because they are trying to take something away from them, to feel equal to them. The conspirators killed Julius Caesar because they were worried

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