Roman Tribune In Shakespeare's Julius Melvias And Flavias

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According to the Oxforddictionaries.com a Roman tribune is, a person who upholds, and defends the rights of people. The word tribune originally derived from the Latin word tribūnus. What makes a Roman Tribune so highly regarded by the people is because, they are chosen by the people for the people.The occupation of a Roman tribune is to defend the citizens of Rome from, political corruption, and unrighteous laws. The first example of a Tribune that comes to mind is, Caesar in the play Julius Caesar; he comes to mind because, he wins battles for Rome, and the people of Rome are basically begging him to become king. I believe that a Roman tribune contributes to the play by splitting “the power”, by this I mean the people have one say and the …show more content…
The tribune can do this by messing with what the main character stands for. In Julius Caesar Melvias and Flavias, are great examples by tearing down the decorations that were on Caesar 's status because, they did not agree with what he stood for. The Tribune is important to the story because, They can escalate the story by the way their character is portrayed in a play. If the tribune is a humble righteous character who is not power-hungry such as Brutus they will not Impact the story as much as one who is power driven who have such as, Cassie 's. Caesar views himself on a higher pedestal than Cassius, and believes he is a better choice than Cassius for the crown. The crown can ultimately blind them, and if they are too busy fighting with each other to not notice what the people want it will leave a void in how satisfied the people are. This is where the Tribune would affect the play. Ultimately for Caesar to be crowned he has to be chosen by the people. Therefore, if the tribune is viewed as a more suitable candidate the people will be dissatisfied with Ceaser. Malvious and Flavius despise Caesar for killing Pompey, and this anger can make them seeking the throne. Brutus can turn on his close friend Caesar as I said before this will ultimately help in aiding his character to cause conflict. In my opinion I ultimately believe that Brutus will turn on Caesar due to what Cassius is feeding him. Cassius states “ do you content, good Cinna take this paper and look you lay in the chair where Brutus may bout find it .” Cassius keeps planting doubt in Brutus mind.Caesar will ultimately fall, and will not satisfy his people; Flavius and Malvious will not stop until Caesar pays for his actions towards Pompay. Cassius is trying to get Casca on his side because, Casca is also a tribute to the people. By getting Casca on his side he can use him to spread rumors about Caesar to ruin his

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