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Caesar
General and political leader of Rome. Suffers from epilepsy, is very arrogant (uses third person when speaking). Supposed to be crowned king, but is killed
Calphurnia
Wife of Caesar, infertile, begs Caesar not to leave the house on the Ides of March
Brutus
Roman senator who joins the conspiracy against Caesar. Becomes the tragic hero by committing suicide.
Portia
Wife of Brutus convinces him to tell her of the plans to assassinate Caesar. Commits suicide by swallowing hot coals out of worry for Brutus.
Cassius
General and long time acquaintance of Caesar dislikes how Romans admire Caesar, so comes up with the plan to assassinate him. He convinces Brutus to join him with persuasion and trickery
Casca
Public figure opposed to Caesar's rise to power, first to stab Caesar
Cinna
Sided with conspirators; helps convince Brutus to join the conspiracy
Caius
Suggests the murder of Marc Antony, but is turned down by Brutus. One of the conspirators
Metellus
Pleads with Caesar that the banishment of his brother be revoked (Caesar refuses), one of the conspirators
Trebonius
One of most trusted Roman generals by Caesar, before becoming a conspirator
Cicero
Roman senator, later dies by the command of Antony, Lepidus, and Octavius
Publius
Senator of Rome. P_________
Popilius
Roman senator, not one of the conspirators
Flavius
A tribute who dislikes the fickleness of the Roman citizens, punished for removing Caesar decorations during a parade for Caesar. F___________
Marullus
A tribute who dislikes the fickleness of the Roman citizens, punished for removing Caesar decorations during a parade for Caesar. M_________
Antony
A friend of Caesar, claims to support Brutus and Cassius, but turns and persuades Roman citizens to revolt.
Lepidus
Trusted by Octavius, not by Antony, part of the triumvirate
Octavius
Caesar's adopted son and successor, returns to Rome to join Antony and Lepidus in the triumvirate against Brutus and Cassius
Lucilius
Conspirator who impersonates Brutus at Philippe, caught by Antony. His life is spared by Antony and Octavius.
Titinius
Friend of Cassius, conspirator. Spies on Octavius' army, and is thought to have been surrounded, but wasn't. Kills himself because of grief over Cassius' death.
Messala
Friend of Brutus and Cassius, conspirator. M_________
Varro
Servant to Brutus. V_________
Strato
Helps Brutus to commit suicide by holding the sword as he runs into it. Conspirator.
Dardanus
One of the conspirators who was asked by Brutus to help him commit suicide, but refuses. D______
Clitus
One of the conspirators who was asked by Brutus to help him commit suicide, but refuses. C___
Soothsayer
Tells Caesar to beware the Ides of March, foreshadowing his assassination
Artemidorus
Tries to warn Caesar of the conspiracy against him, but fails
Cinna
the poet Killed for sharing the name of the conspirator Cinna
Henry Fleming
Young soldier fighting for the Union army during the Civil War, flees at first from battle, but then returns to becoming one of the best in his regiment
Jim Conklin
Henry's friend, wounded during the first battle and soon dies, he was an important moral contrast to Henry.
Wilson
A loud private; Henry's friend in the regiment. Wilson and Henry grow close as they share the harsh experiences of war and gain a reputation as the regiment's best fighters
Henry's Mother
Encountered only in a brief flashback, ______________ opposed his enlisting in the army. Though her advice is only briefly summarized in Henry's flashback, it contains several difficult themes including the insignificance of Harry's life in the grand scheme of the world.
Bildungsroman
a genre of a novel which focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood.
Feast of Luprical
at the ___________ ___ ___________an infertile woman can be touched and they will no longer be infertile
Caesar
______________ is suspicious of Cassius and believes he is up to no good
Brutus
__________fears Caesar being king
Caesar
________ is epileptic
Cassius
________ persuades Brutus by giving him three anonymous letters of admiration
Slaves hand on fire but not burning and a lion that did not attack
What bad omens did Casca see on the Ides of March?
Brutus and Trebonius
Who was involved in the conspiracy first?
Brutus
__________believes killing Caesar is in the best interest of the people
Brutus
__________ does not take an oath because he believes they're either all in it or not at all
Brutus
_________ does not want to kill Marc Antony because he says it's not necessary because he is nothing without Caesar (Right Arm Marc Antony is nothing without body Caesar)
Brutus
___________ does not want Cicero to join because he believes he will not follow through
Calphurnia
_________ has dreams of Caesar being murdered
pregnant lion giving birth Dead people pushed out of their graves, Raining blood and ghosts,
What bad omens does Caplhurnia see
Caesar
___________ asks a fortune teller to look at an animals entrails to tell the future of himself, and they couldn't find a heart
Artemidorus
______________ tries to warn Caesar about the conspiracy but fails