Julius Caesar Act 1 Scene 1-3 questions

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Why are the commoners wandering the streets instead of working?
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They are celebrating Caesar’s victory and return
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How do Flavius and Marullus feel about the celebration?
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They think the people change their minds too much. They are bitter and jealous.
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How do Flavius and Marullus show their feelings toward Caesar?
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They take down the decorations and \”disrobe the statue\”
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What does Caesar tell Antony to do during the race and why?
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Touch Calpurnia so she will be able to have a baby (shake off the sterile curse)
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How does Antony respond to Caesar’s request?
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He is a true friend, so he will do anything Caesar wants. He always responds, \”Whatever you want Caesar\”
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What does the Soothsayer tell Caesar?
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Beware the Ides of March (March 15). This is called foreshadowing (warning).
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What does Brutus fear when he hears the crowd shouting?
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He is afraid they are asking Caesar to be king.
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Why does Cassius think Caesar isn’t fit to be king?
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Caesar is a coward and weak and unfit to rule (he remembers a time when him and Caesar were out on a boat together and they jumped in the river and Caesar was starting to drown).
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How does Brutus respond to Cssius’s ideas?
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He agrees, but says he needs time to think it over. He is really Caesar’s friend, but loves Rome more than Caesar.
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What does Caesae think about Cassius?
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That he is dangerous. He is suspicious.
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Who offers Caesar the crown and how many times?
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Antony, 3 times
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What is Casca’s opinion of the way Caesar refused the crown?
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It was harder for him to refuse it each time
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What happens to Caesar after the 3rd offering of the crown?
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He has a seizure
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How does Brutus explain Caesar’s behavior?
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He thinks Caesar has he falling sickness (epilepsy)
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What happened to Flavius and Marullus?
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They were executed
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What does Brutus say to Cassius before departing?
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He wants to talk to him the next day (he is contemplating on what he should do…kill or not kill his friend)
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What things does Casca see that upset him?
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a slave with a burning hand, a lion, an owl, and men on fire
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What do the senators plan to do the next day?
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make Caesar king
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How does Cassius feel about the Roman people now?
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He calls them trash
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What is Cassius’s plan to persuade Brutus to join the conspiracy?
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Ask Cinna to sneak Brutus a letter

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