Julius Caesar Test review

What is a “cobbler”? a shoemaker.
Why have the carpenter and the cobbler taken the day off? they wanted to see Caesars return.
Who is running in the Lupercal race? Antony.
If a woman is touched by a runner in the Lupercal race, what could happen? She may have become fertile.
What is a soothsayer? a fortuneteller.
Who said this: “That Cassis has a lean and hungry look. He thinks too much. Such men are dangerous.” Julius Caesar
What did Cassus tell Brutus in Act 1 that revealed Caesar’s weakness? He was sick proving that he was like an ordinary man and not some “god.”
How many times did Caesar refuse the crown? 3 times.
Who told Brutus and Cassis abous Caesar’s refusing he crown? Casca
What happened to Marullus and Flavius for removing the decorations off of Caesar’s statues? Marullus and Flavius were silenced.
What were the unnatural signs, or omens, that Casca saw that foreshadowed that something bad was going to happen? – an owl appearinf in mid-day- men on fire in the town- a lion in the capitol- a great storm
What did Cassuis think these omens mean? that the gods were mad and wanted Caesar dead.
what is the difference between a monologue and a soliloquy? A monologue is a one person act and a soliloquy is a dramatic speech to yourself.
Who is Lucius? Brutus servant.
Who sends an anonymous letter to Brutus? Cassius
What is the “ides of March”? March 15
Who are the members of the conspiracy against Caesar? Marcus Brutus, Cassius, Casca, Trebonius, Ligarius, Decius Brutus, Metellis Cimber, and Cinna.
why does Cassius want to also kill Antony? Antony might prevent Cassius plan.
What is a metaphor? Give one example from the play. a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
Why is Portia upset with Brutus? He won’t tell her about the conspiracy.
How does Portia prove her loyalty to Brutus?
What is an augurer? a fortuneteller, soothsayer, or a prophet that scarifies to predict the omen.
What do they find in their sacrifice? that the animal had no hearing.
What did the night watchmen see that terrify Calpurnia, which is why she wants Caesar to stay home? lioness in the streets, graves woke up the dead, and fiery men fighting in the streets.
What dream did Calpurnia have that ultimately came true? Caesars death
Who convinces Caesar to go to the Senate? Decius.
What are the persuasive argument Decius uses to persuade Caesar to the Senate? he positively interpreted Calpurnias dream
What does [aside] mean? a side note to oneself allowing the audience not to know what is being said
Who is Artemidorus? He is a strong supporter of Caesars death.
Why doesn’t Caesar read Artemidorus’ letter? He believes that he is a not the way of a good leader and nothing should be heard of himself.
What is the “pretend” case that the conspirators plead in order to get close to Caesar? To restore Publius and unbanish him
Who stabs Caesar first? Casca
Who said this: “Et Tu, Brute?”, and what does it mean? Even you, Beutus? said by Caesar
What does Antony do after Caesar is killed? Why does he come back?
who do the conspirators smear their hands and swords with Caesar’s blood?
Who speaks first at Caesar’s funeral? Beutus
Who arrives in Rome to help Antony after Caesar is murdered? Octavious- Caesars great nephew and grandson
In Brutus’ monologue to the people, what does he say they wood have all become if they had not killed Caesar? They would all become slaves.
Who says this line: “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears” Antony

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