Julius Caesar ThemesManhood and Honor. Julius Caesar is a play preoccupied with questions of masculinity, with characters constantly examining their actions in light of their relationship to accepted ideas of manly virtue and strength. Logic and Language. Public vs. Politics and Morality. Fate.
But, for mine own part, it was Greek to me. Et tu, BruteThen fall, Caesar! The noblest man that ever lived in the tide of times.
In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, three types of literary devices are highlighted: allusion, hyperbole, and allegory.
Julius Caesar Important CharactersMarcus Brutus. Brutus is the tragic hero of the play and, despite the play’s name, he is the protagonist, not Caesar. Caius Cassius. In the first act of the play, Caesar observes that Cassius looks like someone who thinks too much and is dangerous. Julius Caesar. Mark Antony. Octavius. Calpurnia. Portia. Soothsayer:
Julius Caesar’s CharacteristicsPositive TraitsNegative TraitsIntelligent, energetic, motivated, extremely generous, cunningPower-hungry, self-conscious, arrogant, calculating
Casca. A public figure opposed to Caesar’s rise to power. Casca relates to Cassius and Brutus how Antony offered the crown to Caesar three times and how each time Caesar declined it.
Why does Casca say Caesar fell? Casca says that the bad breath of the crowd knocked Caesar down. Cassius means that Romans are falling down before Caesar’s power.
Casca is a cynical Roman with no great taste for Caesar’s fooling over the crown. He disdains the mob and their poor oral hygiene as much as he disdains Cicero’s elitist erudition.
According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Casca is of Italian origin and means “Dreamy”.
Casca believes that Caesar’s refusal of the crown is an act. He believes Caesar wants to be king, but he does not want the crowd to know of his ambitions. Casca indicates what he thinks of the mob, so easily swayed by Caesar’s dog and pony show.
Deceased (84 BC–42 BC)
as of the last few chapters casca has recovered all/most of her memories and personality but she still has a problem. Everytime she see’s guts she immediately remembers the eclipse event and just starts screaming, so right now she can’t look at him. It seems to be strongly implied that the moonlight boy is their child.
She’ll forgive him but it’s going to take time. It’s extremely likely that Casca will blame Guts for what happened during the eclipse and I believe it’s unlikely that she’ll care about what he did when she was a potato. Guts has been through hell to save Casca.
She at first hated Guts, because she felt he stole her role as the right hand of her commander Griffith. However, Casca eventually fell in love with Guts. They consummed their relationship before rescuing Griffith from prison after he slept with the princess.
Then as Casca gets closer to Guts, something about his appearance triggers her. Turns out it is Guts’ face, possibly his missing eye, that made her remember that Griffith is no longer the person she knows. It appears like she wanted to see Guts hoping he is still unharmed, that he is still the same.
After many chapters of Farnese and Schierke collecting fragments of Casca’s broken mind within her treacherous dream, as of, February 23rd 2018, with the official release of chapter 354, they have now obtained the last fragment! The last page of the chapter is Casca seemingly healed and opening her eyes!
Yes, but just if Casca has her own story as well. I know I’m in a tiny minority but I never felt very invested in Guts and Casca’s relationship, so for me it would feel forced if they got back together.