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In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare my character, Flavius, is a tribune. In Rome a tribune is a man who is elected by the people to be and officer or magistrate to protect the rights of the citizens from a higher power and get their views on things into the mind of the king or other royalty. During Pompy’s rule over Rome, Pompy felt as if Julius Caesar was becoming much too powerful. Julius Caesar was gaining power with his military and his military strategies and his intelligence was growing fast. Pompy began to see Julius’s rising and acted on it by removing his seat in the roman consul. Julius Caesar became enraged and revolted against Pompy, Julius Caesar became gathered his army to go and kill Pompy. As Pompy was handling the conflict he retreated to Egypt. Julius followed him in a furious pursuit only to find Pompy already assassinated in Egypt. My role in Rome as a tribune was to stand up to Julius Caesar to protect the lives of the people, and show the people of Rome that what Julius had done in his act of aggression to Pompy was wrong. But, when Julius returned to Rome the people all cheered and acted as little sheep following the leader, and wanted to elect Julius as the new King, a ceremony was even held in the center of town to elect Julius. Julius acted as another tribune by telling the people of Rome that he attacked Pompy for them and for their rights, Julius told the people that he is standing by believing in what Pompy was doing was wrong and that he was treating the people of Rome unfairly. This is why I ran ramped and enraged through the streets of Rome and were taking down the decorations for Julius Caesar down that the people had put up. (P. Hall 710) My Job during the play is affected by Julius Caesar and Octavius because, when Julius Caesar comes back from Egypt he acts as if he is a Tribune himself and all the people follow…...

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