Julius Caesar: Power's Corruption
Brutus, Cassius, Caesar, and the other Senators held the power to do things others could not. With this authority came their ability to use poor judgement. In William Shakespeare’s tragic play Julius Caesar the theme Power Corrupts is arrayed thoroughly. Murder, treason, and ethical/moral corruption were three prevalent themes that proved the overall topic of Power Corrupts.
In Julius Caesar corruption led to dangerous outcomes, such as death. "Et
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in hand in the play Julius Caesar. When authority was held, poor judgement wasn’t far to follow. The murder of Caesar was very tragic, and held it’s outcome to treason. Poor decisions by people was corruption as well, when it abused power. Ethical/moral corruption had disastrous outcomes also. The result of any type of corruption was anything but pretty. Whether it be murder, treason, or ethical/moral corruption, power truly does corrupt.