Julius Caesar act 5 review

From which side will Antony attack? left
How does Antony refer to Octavius? as Caesar
What do Antony, Octavius, Brutus, and Cassius do when they meet? they call each other names and tell each other that they want revenge
What does Pindarus encourage Cassius to do? flee since the enemy is coming (he does not though)
What happens in this brief scene (act 5, scene 2)? the battle begins
What does Cassius tell Messala about his army’s situation? there was an ill omen,—-first eagles were flying around then crows, and buzzards were roaming around, a storm also started
What does Titinius do when he sees Casssius’s corpse? kills himself (they were best friends)
Why does Cassius ask Pindarus to kill him? He believes Titinius has been captured and killed (does not want to live without his best friend)
What news does Messala bring when he arrives with Titinius? Cassius’s army was defeated by Antony and Brutus’s army defeated Octavius
Who does Brutus blame for Cassius’s and Titinius’s deaths? Caesar’s ghost
When Antony’s men capture Lucilius, who do they believe they have captured? Brutus
How does Brutus die? kills himself —-> strato holds the sword while Brutus ran onto it
How does Brutus feel about killing himself compared to killing Caesar? His reason for killing Caesar wasn’t hald as good as his reason for killing himself
What does Antony say about Brutus’s character at the end? he is the noblest roman of all
What does Cassius mean by the following statement? “Flatterers! Now Brutus thank yourself;/This tongue had not offered so today,/If Cassius might have ruled.” I told you so
What hope of Octavius and Anthony is answered? What does this say about Brutus? Brutus and Cassius are attacking. Brutus won the argument, and he is trying to scare Antony and Octavius from the battlefield.
What ominous sign has Cassius seen that causes him to fear the coming battle? What ominous sign has Cassius seen that causes him to fear the coming battle? There were eagles with them at first, but now there are only vultures, ravens, and buzzards.
What does Brutus say he will do if they lose the battle? Why is he reluctant to do this? Anything to avoid being captured. He says he won’t commit suicide, but he won’t allow himself to be captured either.
What horrible mistake does Cassius make? What is the outcome of this mistake? He listens to bad information from Pindarus about Titinius. Pindarus tells him that Titinius is being captured, but Titinius is actually being cheered by their own troops, not the enemy’s. We don’t know whether Pindarus gave bad information intentionally or not. Maybe he was just relating what he thought he was seeing.
What is Brutus’s response to Cassius and Titinius’s actions? “I wish they wouldn’t have done that. They were good Romans. Move their bodies away from the field. It’s bad for morale.”
What role does Lucilius take upon himself? What was Anthony’s response to his masquerade He pretends to be Brutus when he is captured so that Brutus will have more time to escape. Antony appreciates his efforts and wants Lucilius to be treated well. He wants to have Lucilius on his side in the future.
What request does Brutus make of Clitus? What is his response? Brutus asks Clitus to kill him. Clitus refuses, as does Dardanius.
What does Brutus ask Volumnius to do? What reason does he give? What is Volumnius’s response? Brutus asks Volumnius to kill him because they have been buddies since school. Volumnius refuses.
What does Strato do for Brutus? What does Strato ask Brutus to do first? Why? Strato holds the sword for Brutus while Brutus runs into it, but Strato asks Brutus to shake his hand first, which Brutus did.
What overture of peace does Octavius make to Brutus’s men? He asks them to come be a part of the new Rome with Octavius and Antony in control. He wants the men to join in the new efforts to reunify and strengthen Rome.
How do Anthony and Octavius honor Brutus? Antony calls Brutus “the noblest Roman of them all” and says that Brutus is the only one of the conspirators to kill Caesar because he thought it was best for Rome- the others did it for personal reasons. They will give Brutus the full honorable burial ceremony as needed for a noble Roman senator.
what does brutus say about caesar’s spirit at philippi? his spirit is still mighty and great
what actions does octavius make at the end of the play? he ends the battle and splits the money with Antony
in what way does brutus believe that caesar is affecting events on the battlefield? the suicide rate is up
of what flaw does antony accuse brutus? what flaw does cassius accuse antony? being a hypocrite
cassius uses the metaphor of what to compare the battle? a storm
in scene 1, act 5, brutus suggests that all traitors are on whose side? Antony and Octavious
who is marcus cato? brutus’s father-in-law; portia’s father
How does Marcus Cato die? kills himself
explain brutus’s feelings about suicide? he thinks it is cowardly and vile, but would rather commit suicide than be defeated
antony says brutus is the “noblest roman of them all” and that he is balanced with perfect elements. what are those elements? earth, water, air, fire
what does octavius say brutus deserves? an honorable military future, he was the “noblest roman of all”
Who controls the army of the triumvirate? Antony
What are Brutus’s feelings about suicide? He thinks only cowards kill themselves to prevent future suffering
One sentence that demonstrates Brutus’s feelings about what will happen that day Today must end that work the Ides of March begun
What does Brutus whisper to Clitus and Dardanius he wants them to kill him
“Now is that noble vessel full of grief that it run over even at his eyes” Brutus is so sad that it is coming out of his eyes
Why does Brutus believe he will have more glory losing than Octavius and Antony will have winning? the people in his life are loyal to him
What do Brutus’s last words mean? Caesar can now rest, and Brutus wants to kill himself more than he wanted to kill Caesar
Why is Brutus the noblest Roman of them all? because he acted with the best interest of rome at heart

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