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Power, ambition, and idealism. Intrigue, deceit, and betrayal. Friendship, envy, vanity and revenge. Add these together, and you have a drama that has captivated audiences since the 16th century. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is just one of the enthralling dramas presented in Unit Four. To explore some of the themes, conflicts, and convictions that have historically driven literature—and continue to do so today—click through the links and activities below.

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