Mean Girls and Julius Caesar Essay

937 Words Apr 16th, 2013 4 Pages
Julius Caesar Film vs Mean Girls

Julius Caesar is an extremely old and extremely famous play written by William Shakespeare around 1599. Shakespeare's plays are reflected in many movies and stories now a days and Julius Caesar is to famous that they even made thrice movies for the story. A movie that reflects the story of Julius Caesar is Mean Girls and it reflects the movie in many aspects you could think of, even though they do have some differences because the story slightly changes. How could we summarize the relationship between Julius Caesar and Mean Girls? Is Mean Girls an adaptation of Julius Caesar? Or is there no relationship among them? In my opinion, Mean Girls is an adaptation of Julius Caesar and these are my
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Janice is the character who comes up with the ideas of conspiration, he is the spark that finished convincing Brutus that Caesar was bad. This characters are important, without them the problems would have never happened and the stories would be totally different. Even though they are very important, they don't appear too much in the stories and their most important contribution is the one mentioned above.

Those are the main characters, those characters who give the meaning to the story. We will also compare the general ideas and concept of both movies. There is a connection between mean girls and Julius Caesar because they both express someone who has dominant power over a group of people. With Caesar it would have been the Romans, with Mean Girls it was the popular girls. Both the book and the movie also have to do with being betrayed by your friends. Caesar was betrayed by Brutus, and Regina was betrayed by Cady so they do have a relation. This are the similarities, the differences could be that Mean Girls is probably an adaptation of Julius Caesar that most people can actually understand, an easier version of it. Julius Caesar (the movie of 1950) was impossible to understand, it was boring and I only kind of understood it thanks to the worksheet we did to compare and contrast Mean Girls and Julius Caesar.

Both are good stories, both relate one another but I personally liked Mean Girls the best, Julius Caesar

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