Antony (Character Analysis)

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A professional soldier and public official. He has the third largest speaking role in the play. While his role in the first two acts of the...

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Brutus (Character Analysis)

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Despite the play's title, Brutus is the central character of Julius Caesar, and it is within the anguished workings of Brutus's mind...

(The entire section is 1141 words.)

Julius Caesar (Character Analysis)

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Julius Caesar, a Roman statesman and general, appears in only three scenes and is assassinated halfway through the play. Although he is the...

(The entire section is 1018 words.)

Cassius (Character Analysis)

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Cassius is the instigator in the conspiracy against Caesar. Statements Cassius makes, particularly during the "seduction scene," suggest that...

(The entire section is 795 words.)

Other Characters (Descriptions)

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Another Poet
An unnamed poet approaches the tent of Brutus to seek out Brutus and Cassius. He is ridiculed by both men...

(The entire section is 2513 words.)