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The struggle between opposing forces in a story of play. (without it there is no plot)
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 can you infer from Brutus' optimism I his speech to Cassius?
He still feels idealistic and feels justified in his part of killing caesar
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
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 was Cassius response to the acussation?
He Denys that he ever said it and Blames it on the messanger
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)
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
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
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. Nature
the main character in conflict with the forces of nature, which serve as the antagonist
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