The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Unit Test

CASCA:I have seen tempests when the scolding windsHave rived the knotty oaks . . .But never till tonight, never till now,Did I go through a tempest dropping fire.Either there is a civil strife in heaven,Or else the world, too saucy with the gods,Incenses then to send destruction.Which description fits the mood expressed in this excerpt best? afraid of this storm because it is one of the worst of all he has experienced
Which statement explains the difference between iambic pentameter and prose best? Iambic pentameter does not have to rhyme and contains no limit to syllables per line, while prose is rhymed text that contains 10 syllables per line.
What is not a theme of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar? romance
Which approach is not used when making an appeal to pathos? attention to facts and statistics
When a literary work focuses on topics or ideas that can be understood by multiple cultures and or friendship, it is said to address ________________ themes. universal
Which statement about round characters is true? Round characters are dynamic, with multifaceted traits developed in their story lines.
During the play, one of Shakespeare’s main characters gives a long speech about his innermost thoughts and feelings.Which structure would Shakespeare use for this scenario? prose
The author’s feeling about a subject or topic, which is evidenced in word choice, is called _____________. tone
How does Caesar’s assassination in act 3.1 affect the plot development of the play? It is the turning point, or climax, of the play, in which Caesar is assassinated, Rome is left without a leader, and the public is frightened.
In which year was Julius Caesar assassinated by Roman senators? 44 BCE
How are the Roman Forum and the Globe Theatre similar? Both had audiences comprised only of people with great wealth and status.
Which component of plot structure completes the diagram above? falling action
What is not a way to create tension in a plot? resolution
Which conflict from The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is not an example of external conflict? Brutus’ inner struggle with assassinating Caesar
CALPURNIA:graves have yawned and yielded up their deadWhich form of figurative language is used in the example above? personification
PORTIA:O constancy, be strong upon my sideWhich form of figurative language is used in this example? apostrophe
Angela and Veronica could not be lured into _____________; they preferred to think and act independently rather than do everything the group said or did. mob mentality
The freezing wind whipped my hair across my face and cut my hands with its blades. It howled in my ears like a dog baying at the moon. Trees bent back and forth with the wind’s chilling force.What type of imagery is used in the phrase “with the wind’s chilling force”? touch
How do the conflicts between Octavius and Mark Antony as well as Brutus and Cassius in act 4 of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar develop the play’s plot? Octavius and Mark Antony’s conflict foreshadows future disagreement regarding Rome’s leadership; Brutus and Cassius’ conflict shows the difference in values as well as the deterioration of the Republic’s ideal of friendship
Which statement about flat characters is true? Flat characters usually only have one trait that is developed in their story lines.
Which understanding do audiences not gain from a soliloquy? interaction
In act 1, there is a conflict between leaders. Which assessment of the character is not correct? Mark Antony assists a leader.
Which approach is not used when making an appeal to logos? emotional or passionate statements
ANTONY;But Brutus says he was ambitious,And Brutus is an honorable man.He hath brought many captives home to Rome,Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill.Did this in Caesar seem ambitious?When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept.Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.Yet Brutus says he was ambitious,And Brutus is an honorable man.You all did see that on the LupercalI thrice presented him a kingly crown,Which he did thrice refuse. Was this ambition?Yet Brutus says he was ambitious,And he is an honorable man.I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke, . . . .Based on Mark Antony’s argument in the above speech, why does he repeat the line, “But Brutus says he was ambitious,/And Brutus is an honorable man”? Mark Antony repeats that line to discredit Brutus by giving examples that prove that Caesar was not ambitious.
Which form does Brutus’ speech use? prose
These answers will give you about an 80% or higher. (I can’t remember exactly what I got). .

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