Synopses & Reviews
Julius Caesar, the Shakespearean drama that is in the curriculum of virtually every high school in the country, is the latest offering in Barron's Picture This! Shakespeare series. Each title in this series offers a highly original introduction to a Shakespeare play, presenting it as a graphic-novel-style picture story, supplemented with substantial excerpts from Shakespeare's original dialogue. Students will also find thumbnail sketches of the play's main characters, and a succinct story summary that explains the play's main themes and meanings. Many students who are daunted by the difficulty of reading Shakespeare's dramas in their original form have found titles in this series to be an important first step in appreciating these universally recognized masterpieces of English literature. Supplementing every Picture This! Shakespeare title is a teacher's guide that suggests topics for classroom discussion and provides enlightening activities that fulfill the needs of a multi-skill-level classroom environment.
Presented as a graphic-novel-style picture story, supplemented with substantial excerpts from Shakespeare's original dialogue, the tragedy of "Julius Caesar" unfolds. This volume includes thumbnail sketches of the play's main characters, and a succinct story summary that explains the play's main themes and meanings. Young Adult.
Caesar has been assassinated, and Brutus tells his Roman countrymen that Caesar had to die because he was ambitious. Then Marc Antony speaks to his fellow Romans— And with his words more treachery is in the making.
Picture This! Shakespeare Titles Currently Available from Barron’s—
Julius Caesar * Macbeth * A Midsummer Night’s Dream * Romeo and Juliet * Twelfth Night