Relationship of Calpurnia and Caesar
Hi. I need help on my thesis. Is this a strong thesis for a comparative essay? Calpurnia and Caesar have greater compatability than Portia and Brutus due to their trust and communication.
I like your thesis! I agree with your thesis. It is true that Caesar and Calpurnia have a close relationship. On the morning of the assassination day, Calpurnia begs Caesar to stay home. She is fretting (worried) about her terrible dream. On bended knee, she begs Caesar not to leave their home.
Caesar gives in to Calpurnia. This shows his true love for her. He tries to please her. He is not afraid, but she is. Therefore, Caesar agrees to stay at home for her sake:
Calphurnia is Caesar's wife. In II.ii, she is concerned about the bad omens, which she frankly admits she has never put much credence in before this time. When Calphurnia gets on her knee to Caesar, she temporarily succeeds in persuading him to remain at home. She offers to let Caesar use her anxiety as an excuse for not going to the Capitol.
Truly, Caesar and Calpurnia do have trust and communication between them. Caesar listens to his wife. He acknowledges her fears. He tries to sooth or calm her fears. He is willing to stay at home for her. No doubt, the two have trust and communication.It does take some convincing, but finally Caesar hears what his wife has to say and he honors her wishes. He decides to stay at home because his wife is worried about him. As mighty as Caesar is, he is humble enough to honor his wife and give in to her wishes. This proves that Caesar and Calpurnia have a good relationship based on love and trust. They can communicate one with the other. This is the key to a good relationship.