Julius Caesar act 4 reading guide

Who are the members of the second triumvirate? Antony, Lepidus, and Octavius
What kind of list are the 3 making at the beginning of the scene? Those who are to be killed
What does Antony say they will do to Caesars will? Cut the expenses given
What is Antony’s opinion of Lepidus? He is a stupid man who does whatever others tell him to do
What reason does Antony give letting Lepidus help in choosing who shall die? To make him feel important and it will also allow him to shoulder some of the blame if the plan goes bad
Why does Brutus suggest that he and Cassius talk inside the tent? So that that soldiers don’t see them arguing and it won’t cause division
Why is Cassius mad at Brutus? Brutus publicly condemns Lucius Pellus for taking bribes
What does Brutus accuse Cassius of? Selling things for gold and keeping the money instead of giving it to the troops
For what has Brutus askeD Cassius of that he did not receive? He wants the payment for the army
What does Brutus refuse to do as a means to raise money for his army? Anything dishonest & wrong
How does Portia die? She kills herself by swallowing hot coals
Explain the disagreement between Cassius and Brutus about the battle strategy. Cassius wants to wait for an attack so they can be better prepared and rested and Brutus wants to attack right away to catch the enemy off guard
Who wins the argument? Brutus
What unexpected visitor does Brutus see when everyone else is asleep? The ghost of Caesar

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