The Omens and Superstitions of The Tradegy Of Julius Caesar
In Shakespeare’s play, an omen represents as a sign for the Romans and others that something is bound to happen. it is most likely to be believed as a bad omen instead of a good one. Throughout the play, the omens and superstitions present give off a glooming vibe throughout the play for the Roman people. Some prime examples are Calphurnia’s dream, the Soothsayer, and the reoccurring events of omens during the play.
Act 2, Calphurnia has a disturbing dream of Her husband; Caesar. She had a dream that threaten casters life. In her dream she saw caser statue has a a bunch of holes and blood dripping from them. Romans came happy and soaked their hands in the blood coming from the statue. Calpurnia believed this was a warning from the heavens. So the next morning she begged for him not to go. Caser didn’t care about the wearing she thought the dream was telling her. Then, Decius later comes and disproves that reasoning to Caesar, he wants Caesar to go to the
senate that day
The Soothsayer plays and important role in the play. He is constantly warning Caesar of the “Ides of March.” The soothsayer is in the very beginning of Julius caser and it says “beware ...