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Greg AventProf. M. GatlinENGL 20509/18/2019Both Caesar and Oedipus were given cautions or warnings.Oedipus was given a prophecyfrom the God Apollo that he would kill his father and marry his mother.Caesar was given anadvice from a man he called a dreamer which was to beware the Ides of March.Caesar wife,Calpurnia, also had a dream where she saw blood from his fountain, and the people of Romewould bathe in it.The vision was a warning of Caesar’s approaching death.Both of thesepredicted events eventually happened to these men, Oedipus would without knowing, kill hisfather and marry his mother as he became king.While Caesar was murdered on what is calledthe Ides of March, the day after Calpurnia had her dream.Oedipus had fled his home in fearthat the presaged future would come true, while Caesar refused to take his warning to heart
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