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Julius Caesar act 4

STUDY
PLAY
Name the five types of conflict
Character vs. character, self, society, fate, and nature
Define conflict
The struggle between opposing forces in a story of play. (without it there is no plot)
Antony uses what to compare Lepidus do a donkey and a horse?
Simile
How is Mark Antony related to pubilus?
He's his nephew
How much time has passed since Caesars death?
A year and a half
Discribe 3 major conflicts going on in the play? Brutus's, antony's, and Cassius' conflicts.
Brutus: portias death, fight with Cassius, and conflict with Caesars ghost
Antony: dosnt like Lepidus and nephew(publius) is on the hit list
Cassius: Brutus accuses him of taking bribes
What does Brutus accuse Cassius of doing?
Taking bribes
What does Brutus ask Lucilius about?
Brutus asks about Cassius
Why is Cassius upset? With Brutus?
Because he feels Brutus has done him wrong
What is an itchy palm?
Greed
What can you infer from Brutus' optimism I his speech to Cassius?
He still feels idealistic and feels justified in his part of killing caesar
How much time has passed in act four scene two?
Several months
What is the setting of act four scene two?
Takes place in a military camp near Sardis in Asia Minor
What is the setting of act four scene one?
In Antony House in Rome
What three Caracters create the Death List?
Antony, Octavius, and Lepidus
What is the purpose of the death list?
To show who they are going to kill next
Who is on the death list?
Lepidus' brother, Pubilus, and others
Why does Lepidus leave to get Caesars will?
They want to change it to reduce the amount of money for the people
What is the relationship between Antony and Octavius?
Ita fragile with pedy bickering and arguing over little nonsense
What does internal conflict mean?
Within the main character who is torn between opssing feelings or goals (caracter vs. character)
What does external conflict mean?
Exsist when's character struggles against some outside (character vs. force, nature, society, person, fate)
What does Brutus question himself what does he wish to be undone?
He is second guessing his participation in the conspiracy he wishes he had never done it
Who is Pindarus master?
Cassius
How has the friendship between Brutus and Cassius changed?
Their friendship is pulling away, civility is forced
What is the setting of act four scene three?
Takes place in Brutus' tent a few minuets later after scene two
What does Cassius deny Brutus?
He denies money for his troops
What was Cassius response to the acussation?
He Denys that he ever said it and Blames it on the messanger
Who does Cassius blame for his angry temper?
His mom
Cassius becomes sad when Brutus is upset with him. What is Brutus' reaction to Cassius' grief ?
They reconciled and made up
Why did the Poet make his brief entrance into the scene?
Shakespere includes him as a satire! (He is making fun of artistic people the poet thinks he is wise but he is a fool)
Britus tell Cassius that he is too upset, why?
Because Portia killed herself
How does Portia die?
She swallows hot coals
What happened to the 70 conspirators and the senate?
They all were killed by the Pleabians
Who tells Brutus and Cassius that Cicero is dead?
Massalla tells them
How does Portia's death foreshadow Britus' death?
She commits suicide, later on he does to
Where do Cassius and Britus decide to take their army's too?
Phillpi
What does Brutus discribe the events in men's lives too? And he uses a?
Ocean currents
Metaphor
What message does the ghost of Caesar give Brutus?
That he will see him at Phillipi
Does anyone else besides Brutus see the Ghost of Caesar?
No
After Brutus sees the ghost of Caesar what does that tell you about his state of mind?
That he might be crazy insane or paranoid
Where does Brutus send Claudio and Varrus when he wakes them up? And why?
To take a message to Cassius letting him know that he should move his troops and he will follow
Define Satire
Writing that exposes or ridicules the vices or follies of people of societys mocking something serious
Describe the simile in lines 4.2.23-27:
Brutus says, "But hollow men, like horses hot at hand, make gallant show and promise of their mettle. But when they should endure the bloody spur, they fall their crests and like deceitful jades, sink n the trial."
Brutus compares insincere men to horses
(pg. 845)
Brutus directs Varrus and Claudio to lie down to sleep. Lucius plays music for Brutus to put him to sleep, sense Brutus is tired. Brutus looks for his book , and when he finally finds it, he sees the _________ of ___________ in the taper light.
Ghost of Caesar
Define Character vs. Character
the main character in conflict with another character, human or not human
Define Character vs. self
The main character experiences some kind of inner conflict
Define Character vs. Nature
the main character in conflict with the forces of nature, which serve as the antagonist
Define Character vs. fate
Main character experiences a conflict with God or destiny
Define Character vs. society
the main character in conflict with a larger group; a community, society, culture, etc.