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Julius Caesar Act IV

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legacies
money handed down by will
exigent
an urgent situation
engendered
instigate
envenomed
to make poisonous
contaminate
to corrupt
venom
malice; ill will
vile
bad, evil
hidden
done in secret
covert
secretive
choleric
short-tempered
testy
irritable
taper
slender candle
insupportable
not endurable
proscription
to denounce
provender
dry food for livestock
perils
danger
wrangle
to quarrel angrily
mirth
laughter
waspish
testy, irritable
durst
to dare, challenge
drachmas
silver coin
covetous
envious
infirmities
weaknesses
apparition
ghostly figure
they decide who to kill based on who they thought was against them
What do Antony, Octavius, and Lepidus do at Antony's house?
they were against Brutus and Cassius, Antony wants all the power to himself
What are Antony's internal and external feelings that threaten to divide the Avengers?
the soldiers would be weary
What is Cassius's reasoning for not marching to Phillipi?
the cause is right, afraid of the Sardinians joining Antony's army, they had a full army, and the metaphor of taking oppurtunities when you have the chance
What is Brutus's reasoning for marching to Phillipi?
he refused the letter asking for money, was covering for Lucius Pella, and was taking bribes
Why was Brutus angry at Cassius?
it's displaying the downfall of the Conspiracy and the retribution of Caesar
What is the significance of Brutus and Cassius having a fight in the tent?
it foreshadows Brutus and Cassius' deaths in Phillipi
Why is Caesar's spirit appearing to Brutus the eve of the march to Phillipi significant?
Brutus killed Caesar to end Caesar's reign of power, but even after he is dead he has even more power.
What's ironic about Caesar's spirit?
barren-spirited, objects, arts, imitations, fashion; Antony, Octavius
"A --- fellow, one that feeds/ On ---, ---, and ---/ Which, out of use and staled by other men, begin his ---." NEED TO MEMORIZE Who is speaking: ____ to ____
affairs of men, taken at the flood, shallows and in miseries; Brutus, Cassius
"There is a tide in the ---/ Which, ---, leads on to fortune;/ Omitted, all the voyage of their life/ Is bound in ---..." NEED TO MEMORIZE Who is speaking: ____ to ____
slight, unmeritable, sent on errands, threefold world divided; Antony, Octavius
"This is a ---, ---,/ Meant to be ---. Is it fit, The ---, he should stand,/ One of three to share it?" NEED TO MEMORIZE Who is speaking: ____ to ____
Cassius, condemned, itching palm, offices for gold, underservers; Brutus, Cassius
"Let me tell you, ---, you yourself/ Are much --- to have an ---,/ To sell and mart your ---/ To ---. NEED TO MEMORIZE Who is speaking: ____ to ____
alliance be combined, best friends, means, sit in council, disclosed; Antony, Octavius
"Therefore let our ---, / Our --- made, our --- stretched;/ And let us presently go ---/ How covert matters may be best ---/ And open perils surest answered." NEED TO MEMORIZE Who is speaking: ____ to ____