Julius Caesar Review

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Soothsayer

"Beware the Ides of March." Who said it?

Caesar

"Cowards die many times before their deaths. The valiant never taste of death but once." Who said it?

Antony

"This was the noblest Roman of them all." Who said it?

Caesar

"Et tu, Bruté?" Who said it?

Cassius

"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves that we are underlings." Who said it?

Caesar

"But I am as constant as the Northern star." Describing who?

Antony

"My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, and I must pause till it come back to me." Describing who?

Caesar

"Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world like a Colossus..." Describing who?

Cassius

"Yond ______ has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much; such men are dangerous." Describing who?

Cassius

Who dies on his birthday?

Casca

Who strikes Caesar first?

Calpurnia

Who has a dream about a statue?

Antony

Who gives tribute to Brutus over his dead body?

Portia

Who bears the scar of a self-inflicted wound?

Caesar

Who suffers from deafness and the falling sickness?

Artimadorus

Who tries to give Caesar a note about the conspiracy?

Lepidus

Who is the new triumvirate member Antony hopes to get rid of?

48 B.C.

When does the story take place?

Cassius

Who makes the allusion to Aeneas?

1. men on fire
2. lion
3. owl at market

List 3 strange things that are seen on March 14, 44 B.C.

1. deaf
2. falling sickness
3. sick and weak

Julius Caesar's 3 physical weaknesses are?

Forge and deliver letters

What is Cinna's role in getting Brutus to join the conspiracy?

Persuade Caesar

What is Decius's role in the conspiracy?

pun

play on words

hyperbole

exaggeration

aside

speech addressed to another character or audience

prose form

common language

blank verse

unrhymed poetry

anachronism

reference to something out of order

allusion

reference to something common

soliloquy

speech in which one character speaks thoughts aloud

irony

contrast or discrepancy between expectation and reality

apostrophe

directly addressing something

eye rhyme

looks like it rhymes, doesn't out loud

couplet

2 lines forming a unit

personification

object with human quality

March 15

On what day was Caesar killed?

Decius

Which conspirator is confident that he can get Caesar to the Capitol?

He is honorable

Why do the conspirators want Cicero to join them?

He loves Rome more that Caesar

What is the main reason Brutus gives for joining the conspiracy?

no heart

What do the augurers discover when they examine the animal which has been sacrificed on the Ides of March?

Soothsayer and Calpurnia

Who foreshadows Caesar's death?

Casca

Who is the first to strike Caesar?

Et tu, Brute?

What are Caesar's dying words?

Publius Cimber be pardoned

What was the demand which the conspirators used to gather around Caesar immediately before the assassination?

Cassius

Who is suspicious of Antony's motives?

to get the will

Why does Antony send Lepidus to Caesar's house?

mule

Antony compares Lepidus to what?

bribes

What is the reason Brutus and Cassius fight?

Cassius

Who is older, Brutus or Cassius?

swallowed fire

What happened to Portia?

Brutus's tent in Sardis

Where does Caesar's ghost first appear?

Philippi

Where does Caesar's ghost appear the second time?

Philippi

Where does the battle take place?

Octavius

Who does Cassius refer to as a "peevish schoolboy?"

Antony

Who does Cassius refer to as a "masker and a reveler?"

misinformed

Why does Cassius choose to take his own life?

birthday

What is important about the date on which Cassius dies?

doesn't want to be a prisoner

Why does Brutus kill himself?

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