Julius Caesar Conflicting Perspectives

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In what ways have conflicting perspectives on events, personalities or situations been represented in the prescribed text and another related text? Interpretations of texts are painted by the representations of personalities, through events and situations. They enthrall the audience to reflect on characters’ vices and virtues, determining their true nature, and spawning conflict between their various perspectives drawn from techniques. These differing personal interpretations evoke conflicting perspectives in the audience’s minds. Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’ and Michael Apted’s ‘Amazing Grace’ provokes election promises’ provokes audience’s interpretations of representation in texts, through the medium of political minds and situations. When points of view differ, diverse and sometimes provocative opinions will be generated. This is apparent in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, a play that explores a number of ideas from different perspectives: the clash of political ideologies; the clash of class and status; conflict between the public and private spheres. Shakespeare conveys the complexity of these concepts to the audience through language and dramatic devices. The ways concepts are represented shape how the audience will perceive them. The central conflict of Julius Caesar, leading to Caesar’s assassination, is the clash of views about how Rome should be governed. Even though it is clear that Shakespeare disapproves of the conspirators and their murder, he also disapproves of Caesar’s manipulation to become sole ruler and is sympathetic to Brutus’ fears about the loss of the republic. On several occasions in the play Caesar is represented as deceptive and insincere, merely acting a part to get what he wants. The rejection of the crown, in particular, shows us Caesar at his most manipulative and self interested. He and Mark Antony have no qualms about
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