8. Shakespeare knew from his study of Plutarch that the young Octavius, Julius Caesar's great-nephew and adopted son, would eventually eliminate his rival, Antony, and consolidate his rule of the Roman Empire under the title Augustus Caesar. In Scene 1 of this act, what are the hints that Octavius is beginning to assert himself? What is the significance of Octavius delivering the final speech of the play?
Octavius challenges the power, and octavius is potentially a threat to Antony