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Shakespeare on the Double! Julius Caesar

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"But, for my own part, it was Greek to me."

Now you can appreciate Julius Caesar in plain English. Political intrigue. Ambition. Envy. Conspiracy. Hypocrisy. Betrayal. Assassination. Pride. Suicide. The Ides of March. The tides of war. Julius Caesar makes today's political scene seem boring! If the original text seems Greek (or geek) to you, now you can read and enjoy it in a modern translation that's easy to understand. Special aids make following the action and grasping the meaning a snap:

  • A brief synopsis of the plot and action
  • A comprehensive character list that describes the characteristics, motivations, and actions of each major player
  • A visual character map that shows the relationships of major characters
  • A cycle-of-death graphic that pinpoints the sequence of deaths and includes who dies, how they die, and why
  • Reflective questions that help you understand the themes of the play

Shakespeare on the Double! Julius Caesar helps you appreciate this play and the sad, oft-quoted question, "Et tu, Brute?"

Synopsis:

"But, for my own part, it was Greek to me."

Now you can appreciate Julius Caesar in plain English. Political intrigue. Ambition. Envy. Conspiracy. Hypocrisy. Betrayal. Assassination. Pride. Suicide. The Ides of March. The tides of war. Julius Caesar makes today's political scene seem boring! If the original text seems Greek (or geek) to you, now you can read and enjoy it in a modern translation that's easy to understand. Special aids make following the action and grasping the meaning a snap:

  • A brief synopsis of the plot and action
  • A comprehensive character list that describes the characteristics, motivations, and actions of each major player
  • A visual character map that shows the relationships of major characters
  • A cycle-of-death graphic that pinpoints the sequence of deaths and includes who dies, how they die, and why
  • Reflective questions that help you understand the themes of the play

Shakespeare on the Double! Julius Caesar helps you appreciate this play and the sad, oft-quoted question, "Et tu, Brute?"

Synopsis:

Shakespeare on the Double! Julius Caesar  includes a brief synopsis of the play, a list of characters augemented by a visual character map for easy reference, and the complete Shakespearean play with the Shakespearean text on the left-hand page with a line-by-line Modern English  translation on the corresponding right-hand page. Exercices are included as well.

About the Author

Mary Ellen Snodgrass is an award-winning author of textbooks and general reference works and a former columnist for the Charlotte Observer. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Appalachian State University and holds degrees in English, Latin, psychology, and the education of gifted children.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Synopsis.

List of Characters.

Character Map.

Cycle of Death.

ACT I.

Scene 1.

Scene 2.

Scene 3.

ACT II.

Scene 1.

Scene 2.

Scene 3.

Scene 4.

ACT III.

Scene 1.

Scene 2.

Scene 3.

ACT IV.

Scene 1.

Scene 2.

Scene 3.

ACT V.

Scene 1.

Scene 2.

Scene 3.

Scene 4.

Scene 5.

Questions for Reflection.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470041574
Author:
Snodgrass, Mary Elle
Publisher:
Cliffs Notes
Translator:
Snodgrass, Mary Ellen
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Snodgrass, Mary Ellen
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Conspiracies
Subject:
Assassins
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Shakespeare on the Double
Publication Date:
20061129
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Drama » History and Criticism
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Shakespeare » Plays
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General

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"Synopsis" by , "But, for my own part, it was Greek to me."

Now you can appreciate Julius Caesar in plain English. Political intrigue. Ambition. Envy. Conspiracy. Hypocrisy. Betrayal. Assassination. Pride. Suicide. The Ides of March. The tides of war. Julius Caesar makes today's political scene seem boring! If the original text seems Greek (or geek) to you, now you can read and enjoy it in a modern translation that's easy to understand. Special aids make following the action and grasping the meaning a snap:

  • A brief synopsis of the plot and action
  • A comprehensive character list that describes the characteristics, motivations, and actions of each major player
  • A visual character map that shows the relationships of major characters
  • A cycle-of-death graphic that pinpoints the sequence of deaths and includes who dies, how they die, and why
  • Reflective questions that help you understand the themes of the play

Shakespeare on the Double! Julius Caesar helps you appreciate this play and the sad, oft-quoted question, "Et tu, Brute?"

"Synopsis" by , Shakespeare on the Double! Julius Caesar  includes a brief synopsis of the play, a list of characters augemented by a visual character map for easy reference, and the complete Shakespearean play with the Shakespearean text on the left-hand page with a line-by-line Modern English  translation on the corresponding right-hand page. Exercices are included as well.
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