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Julius Caesar Review

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Soothsayer
"Beware the Ides of March." Who said it?
Caesar
"Cowards die many times before their deaths. The valiant never taste of death but once." Who said it?
Antony
"This was the noblest Roman of them all." Who said it?
Caesar
"Et tu, Bruté?" Who said it?
Cassius
"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves that we are underlings." Who said it?
Caesar
"But I am as constant as the Northern star." Describing who?
Antony
"My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, and I must pause till it come back to me." Describing who?
Caesar
"Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world like a Colossus..." Describing who?
Cassius
"Yond ______ has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much; such men are dangerous." Describing who?
Cassius
Who dies on his birthday?
Casca
Who strikes Caesar first?
Calpurnia
Who has a dream about a statue?
Antony
Who gives tribute to Brutus over his dead body?
Portia
Who bears the scar of a self-inflicted wound?
Caesar
Who suffers from deafness and the falling sickness?
Artimadorus
Who tries to give Caesar a note about the conspiracy?
Lepidus
Who is the new triumvirate member Antony hopes to get rid of?
48 B.C.
When does the story take place?
Cassius
Who makes the allusion to Aeneas?
1. men on fire
2. lion
3. owl at market
List 3 strange things that are seen on March 14, 44 B.C.
1. deaf
2. falling sickness
3. sick and weak
Julius Caesar's 3 physical weaknesses are?
Forge and deliver letters
What is Cinna's role in getting Brutus to join the conspiracy?
Persuade Caesar
What is Decius's role in the conspiracy?
pun
play on words
hyperbole
exaggeration
aside
speech addressed to another character or audience
prose form
common language
blank verse
unrhymed poetry
anachronism
reference to something out of order
allusion
reference to something common
soliloquy
speech in which one character speaks thoughts aloud
irony
contrast or discrepancy between expectation and reality
apostrophe
directly addressing something
eye rhyme
looks like it rhymes, doesn't out loud
couplet
2 lines forming a unit
personification
object with human quality
March 15
On what day was Caesar killed?
Decius
Which conspirator is confident that he can get Caesar to the Capitol?
He is honorable
Why do the conspirators want Cicero to join them?
He loves Rome more that Caesar
What is the main reason Brutus gives for joining the conspiracy?
no heart
What do the augurers discover when they examine the animal which has been sacrificed on the Ides of March?
Soothsayer and Calpurnia
Who foreshadows Caesar's death?
Casca
Who is the first to strike Caesar?
Et tu, Brute?
What are Caesar's dying words?
Publius Cimber be pardoned
What was the demand which the conspirators used to gather around Caesar immediately before the assassination?
Cassius
Who is suspicious of Antony's motives?
to get the will
Why does Antony send Lepidus to Caesar's house?
mule
Antony compares Lepidus to what?
bribes
What is the reason Brutus and Cassius fight?
Cassius
Who is older, Brutus or Cassius?
swallowed fire
What happened to Portia?
Brutus's tent in Sardis
Where does Caesar's ghost first appear?
Philippi
Where does Caesar's ghost appear the second time?
Philippi
Where does the battle take place?
Octavius
Who does Cassius refer to as a "peevish schoolboy?"
Antony
Who does Cassius refer to as a "masker and a reveler?"
misinformed
Why does Cassius choose to take his own life?
birthday
What is important about the date on which Cassius dies?
doesn't want to be a prisoner
Why does Brutus kill himself?