Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
by William Shakespeare

Julius Caesar Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Poets and Teachers
Omens
Northern Star: Julius Caesar Superstar?
Antony's Goatskin Whip
Setting
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Act 1, Scene 1
Act 1, Scene 2
Act 1, Scene 3
Act 2, Scene 1
Act 2, Scene 2
Act 2, Scene 3
Act 2, Scene 4
Act 3, Scene 1
Act 3, Scene 2
Act 3, Scene 3
Act 4, Scene 1
Act 4, Scene 2
Act 4, Scene 3
Act 5, Scene 1
Act 5, Scene 2
Act 5, Scene 3
Act 5, Scene 4
Act 5, Scene 5
Characters
Julius Caesar
Timeline
Brutus
Antony
Portia
Calphurnia
Cassius
Casca
Octavius
Soothsayer
Cinna (the Conspirator)
Cinna (the Poet)
Flavius and Murellus
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Power
Power Quotes
Fate and Free Will
Fate and Free Will Quotes
Friendship
Friendship Quotes
Art and Culture
Art and Culture Quotes
Gender
Gender Quotes
Manipulation
Manipulation Quotes
Pride
Pride Quotes
Principles
Principles Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Scratch My Back; I'll Stab Yours
Scratch My Back; I'll Stab Yours Flashcards
Scratch My Back; I'll Stab Yours True or False
Most Famous Backstabbing
Most Famous Backstabbing Flashcards
Most Famous Backstabbing True or False
Essay
Teaching Julius Caesar
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
7 Notorious Backstabs Since the Ides of March
John Wilkes Booth: An "American Brutus"?
Drawing Inspiration from Julius Caesar to Create Original Artwork
Adaptation: From Plutarch's Biography to Shakespeare's Play
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop
Photos