English: Julius Caesar Act 1 Scene 1, 2, and 3

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  1. "Forget not, in your speed, Antonio, To touch Calpurnia; for our elders say, The barren touched in this holy chase, Shake off their sterile curse"
    Caesar
  2. Significance for:
    "Forget not, in your speed, Antonio, To touch Calpurnia; for our elders say, The barren touched in this holy chase, Shake off their sterile curse"
    To show the relationship between Antony and Caesar
  3. "Be ware the Ides of March"
    Soothsayer
  4. Significance for:
    "Be ware the Ides of March"
    Foreshadowing
  5. "Vexed I am of late, with passions of some difference"
    Brutus
  6. Significance for:
    "Vexed I am of late, with passions of some difference"
    Brutus has an internal conflict. He doesn't know whether to stay loyal to Caesar or Rome.
  7. "I was born as free as Caesar, so were you. We both have fed as well, and we both endure the winter's cold as well as he"
    Cassius
  8. Significance for:
    "I was born as free as Caesar, so were you. We both have fed as well, and we both endure the winter's cold as well as he"
    To show that Caesar is no different than anyone else and should not be worshiped like a God.
  9. "Let me have men about me that are fat, sleek-headed men and such as sleep a-nights"
    Caesar
  10. Significance for:
    "Let me have men about me that are fat, sleek-headed men and such as sleep a-nights"
    To let us know that he has suspicions
  11. "And for mine own part, I durst not laugh, for fear of opening my lips, and receiving the bad air"
    Casca
  12. Significance for:
    (2)
    "And for mine own part, I durst not laugh, for fear of opening my lips, and receiving the bad air"
    • To let us know that everyone doesn't know Caesar has epilepsy.
    • This was Caesar's first episode in public.
  13. "In several hands, in at his windows throw, As if they came from several citizens, writings all tending to the great opinion that Rome holds of his name; where in obscurely Caesar's ambition shall be glanced"
    Cassius
  14. Significance for:
    (2)
    "In several hands, in at his windows throw, As if they came from several citizens, writings all tending to the great opinion that Rome holds of his name; where in obscurely Caesar's ambition shall be glanced"
    • First physical manipulation
    • Cassius is manipulating Brutus by sending him fake letters from the citizens for help.
  15. "Now could I, Casca, name to thee a man most like this dreadful night, that thunders, lightens, opens graves, and roars, ... A man no mightier than thyself or me, In personal action, yet prodigious grown"
    Cassius
  16. Significance for:
    (2)
    "Now could I, Casca, name to thee a man most like this dreadful night, that thunders, lightens, opens graves, and roars, ... A man no mightier than thyself or me, In personal action, yet prodigious grown"
    • Cassius is manipulating Casca
    • Caesar is becoming too powerful
  17. "I know where I will wear this dagger then. Cassius from bondage will deliver Cassius"
    Cassius
  18. Significance for:
    "I know where I will wear this dagger then. Cassius from bondage will deliver Cassius"
    Cassius is saying that if Caesar becomes king, he will kill him, himself.
  19. "O, he sits high in the people's hearts and that which would appear offence in us, his countenance, like richest alchemy, will change to virtue and worthiness"
    Casca
  20. How does Casca compare Brutus to an Alchemist?
    • Alchemists can not make Gold.
    • Just like Brutus cannot make a murder look like it's okay.
  21. What are the 5 instances of manipulation?
    • Cassius writing letters to Brutus
    • Using Brutus' family pride by saying that Brutus has to get rid of Caesar
    • When he's saying that the God's are mad at someone on earth, but doesn't say who.
    • Points out Caesar's weaknesses.
  22. What are Caesar's 3 Weaknesses?
    • Deaf in one ear
    • Poor swimmer
    • Epilepsy
  23. What does fickle mean?
    Easily swayed
  24. What are the 2 purposes of Act 1, Scene 1?
    • Not everyone likes Caesar
    • Citizens are fickle (easily swayed)
  25. What is the setting of Act 1, Scene 1?
    • The Feast of Lupercal.
    • February 15th
  26. What is the significance of the setting of Act 1, Scene 1?
    They are planning to kill Caesar on March 15th, which is exactly one month away from that day.
  27. Someone who has a secret plot
    Conspirator
  28. Caesar's Best friend?
    Marc Anthony
  29. What are the signs (foreshadowing) called?
    Omens
  30. What is an example of Foreshadowing (omens)
    • "Ides of March"
    • -Soothsayer
  31. In Act 1, Scene 3 what are the 4 Strange Signs?
    • There's an owl at the market during the day
    • The man's hand is on fire, but he isn't burnt
    • There are men on fire
    • Lion that didn't attack

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