Julius Caesar

Describe Marullus’s criticism of the commoners waiting to celebrate Caesar’s return. They were once loyal to Pompey but now they are praising Caesar’s victory over Pompey’s sons.
What is Flavius and Marullus’s opinion of Caesar? Do not like or support him.
“These growing feathers plucked from Caesar’s wing/ Will make him fly an ordinary pitch,/ Who else would soar above the view of men/ And keep us all in servile fearfullness Flavius says this referring to Caesar. Stop his supporters.
“I shall remember:/ When Caesar says, ‘Do this,’ it is performed” Antony says this, he will do whatever Caesar asks. Loyal to Caesar.
What does the soothsayer say to Caesar? How does Caesar react? “Beware the ides of March” Caesar ignores the warning.
How does Brutus feel about the possibility of Caesar becoming king? He fears it.
What does Brutus love more than he fears death? Honor
2 Stories about Caesar that Cassius tells Brutus Cassius rescued Caesar from drowning, and Caesar was sick in Spain and needed people to take care of him.
“And this man/ Is now become a god, and Cassius is/ A wretched creature, and must bend his body/ If Caesar but carelessly but not nod on him” Cassius says this referring to Caesar.
How does Antony perceive Cassius? How does Caesar? Antony thinks he is a noble man but Caesar says he is dangerous.
“‘Such men as he be never at heart’s ease/ Whiles they behold a greater than themselves,/ And therefore are very dangerous” Caesar says this referring to Cassius.
What does Caesar do when he is offered the crown of Rome? He rejects it 3 times.
How does Cassius get Brutus to join the conspirators? He pretends to be different citizens of Rome and writes fake letters praising Brutus and criticizing Caesar.
What does Cassius tell Cinna to do? To leave one of the letters where Brutus will find it.
“‘O he sits high in all the people’s hearts;/ And that which would appear offense in us,/ His countenance like richest alchemy,/ Will change to virtue and to worthiness'” Casca says this referring to Brutus. If Brutus is on their side then their actions won’t look as bad.
Who does Cassius also want to target? Who doesn’t agree? Antony, Brutus
Who is Portia? Brutus’s wife
Who is Calpurnia? Caesar’s wife
What does Calpurnia’s dream foreshadow? Caesar’s assassination.
How does Decius convince Caesar to go to the Senate House? Reinterprets Calpurnia’s dream and says it’s a good sign.
Who is Artemidorus? Writes a letter to Caesar warning him about the plan to kill him.
When are the Ides of March March 15th
What does Caesar compare himself to? Mt. Olympus
What does Caesar say to Brutus after being stabbed? Et tu, Brute?
What does Brutus allow Antony to do at Caesar’s funeral? To speak at the funeral
What does Brutus say in his speech He loved Caesar but loved Rome more, killed him because he was too ambitious.
What happens to Cinna the Poet? Gets attacked and killed.
What do Antony, Octavius and Lepidus plan to do? To gather an army and fight the conspirators.
What does Brutus accuse Cassius of doing? Taking bribes
What happens to Portia? She kills herself
What happens to Cassius? He kills himself
What happens to Titinius? He kills himself
What happens to Brutus? He kills himself
“Caesar now be still;/ I killed not thee with half so good a will” Brutus says this, regrets killing Caesar.

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