English: Julius Caesar Acts 4 and 5

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  1. "This is a slight unmeritable man, meet to be sent on errands. Is it fit the three-fold world divided, he should stand one of the three to share it?"
  2. "But, Lepidus, go you to Caesar's house, fetch the will hither, and we shall determine how to cut off some charge in legacies"
  3. "I did send to you for gold to pay my legions, which you denied me"
  4. "'Tis better that the enemy seek us. So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers, doing himself offence, whilst we, lying still are full of rest, defense, and nimbleness"
  5. "Good reasons must of force give place to better. The people 'twixt Philippi and this ground do stand but in forced affections, for they have begrudged us contribution..."
  6. "...To tell thee thou shalt see me at Philippi"
    Caesar's ghost
  7. "Now Brutus, thank yourself. This tongue had no offended so today, if Cassius might have ruled."
  8. "Then, if we lose this battle, you are contented to bed in triumph thorough the streets of Rome?"
  9. "Caesar, thou art revenged, even with the sword that killed thee"
  10. "O'Julius Caesar, thou art mighty yet! Thy spirit walks abroad, and turns our swords in our own proper entrails"
  11. "Caesar I killed not thee with half so good a will"
    • Brutus
    • (these are his last words)
  12. "this was the noblest Roman of them all. All the conspirators save only he, did that they did, in envy of great Caesar"
  13. "So call the field to rest, and let's away, to part the glories of this happy day"
    • Octavius
    • (last line of the entire play)
  14. What does Triumvirs mean?
    3 leaders
  15. What is the purpose of Act 4 Scene 2?
    To show that Brutus and Cassius are mad at each other, and they talk in a tent to argue so that the soldiers don't hear them.
  16. In Act 4 Scene 3, what is bothering Brutus and what happened?
    Portia died. She killed herself by swallowing fire.
  17. Where Brutus and Cassius are
  18. Where Antony and Octavius are?
  19. What are Cassius' 2 reasons to stay at Sardis?
    • Their men will be weak
    • All their supplies will gone
  20. What are Brutus' 2 reasons to go to Philippi?
    • They will have new added soldiers
    • They will grow stronger
  21. What is the purpose of Caesar's Ghost in Act 4 Scene 3?
    Foreshadows Caesar's revenge/Brutus' downfall
  22. What is the purpose of Act 5 Scene 1 when Antony and Octavius talk?
    To show Octavius is in charge now.
  23. What are the signs that Cassius saw in Act 5 Scene 1?
    (Good 1, Bad 1, what does the bad foreshadow)
    • Good: Eagles
    • Bad: Scavenger birds
    • Bad shows: That they're going to die
  24. What is the Purpose of Act 5 Scene 2?
    Brutus is telling Messala to attack Octavius' side because his side is weak and they could win the battle
  25. What does Line 100 show?
    That this is Caesar's revenge
  26. What is the purpose of Act 5 Scene 4?
    To show the loyalty that people have for Brutus
  27. Where was the first sighting of Caesar's ghost?
  28. Where was the second sighting of Caesar's ghost?
  29. How does Brutus die in Act 5 Scene 5
    Strato holds the sword and Brutus runs into it
  30. Why is it important that Octavius is the last to speak?
    He is now in charge
  31. What does Octavius change his name to?
    Augustus Caesar
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