Julius Caesar: Act V

In Scene I, what happens to reveal that Antony and Octavius have a strained relationship? Antony and Octavius argue about from which side each will attack from.
How does Antony refer to Octavius? Antony calls Octavius “Caesar”.
What do Antony, Octavius, Brutus, and Cassius do when they meet? Antony, Octavius, Brutus, and Cassius insult and accuse each other.
What does Cassius tell Mesala about his feelings regarding their army’s situation? Cassius believes there is an ill omen and his army is in danger.
What happens in Act V, Scene II? The battle begins. Brutus rushes Octavius’ troops believing he has he advantage.
Why does Cassius kill his own flag bearer? The flag bearer drops the flag and tries to run away from the battle.
What does Pindarus encourage Cassius to do? Pindarus urges Cassius to retreat.
Why does Cassius ask Pindarus to kill him? Cassius believes Titinius has been captured and killed.
What news does Messala bring when he arrives with Titinius? Cassius’ army has been defeated by Antony and Brutus’ army has defeated Octavius’.
What does Titinius do when he sees Cassius’ corpse? Titinius kills himself after he sees Cassius is dead.
Who does Brutus blame for Cassius’ and Titinius’ deaths? Brutus blames Caesar’s ghost and believes it is reaching from beyond the grave.
When Antony’s men capture Lucilius, who do they believe they have captured? What do they do with Lucilius? Antony’s men believe they have captured Brutus. Antony orders him to be treated well.
How does Brutus die? Brutus orders Strato to hold his sword so he can kill himself on it.
How does Brutus feel about killing himself compared to killing Caesar? He is more willing and happy to end his own life than he was to take Caesar’s life.
What does Antony say to Brutus’ character at the end? Antony says Brutus was the noblest Roman of them all because of his selfless motives.

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