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JRA Julius Caesar

Characters, terms, + plot of Julius Caesar

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A piece of literature in which a main character suffers a major downfall that always leads to death. tragedy
The...of a tragedy is of...birth, has a..., experiences an..., and suffers a.... tragic hero; high and noble; harmatia; anagnorisis; peripeteia
The tragic flaw of a tragic hero. harmatia
The moment of awareness that a tragic hero experiences right before death. anagnorisis
The reversal of fortune that a tragic hero suffers. peripeteia
The setting of Julius Caesar. Ancient Rome around the Roman Capitol; March of 44 B.C.
A governing body of three. triumvirate
The three people who made up the first triumvirate. Crassus, Pompey, Julius Caesar
The creator of the tragedy Julius Caesar. William Shakespeare
Julius Caesar is a popular and powerful..., is...in one ear, is aging in his..., is selectively..., has the..., has a...marriage, and has the tragic flaw of.... Roman general; deaf; 60s; superstitious; falling sickness; barren; hubris/ambition
The wife of Julius Caesar who is very strong and intuitive. Calphurnia
Marcus Brutus is a..., is very...and rational, is a member of the..., is highly..., and is closely aligned with.... praetor; balanced; stoic; respected; Pompey
The wife of Marcus Brutus and the daughter of Cato. Portia
The anti-hero who is envious of Julius Caesar and comes up with a plan to kill Caesar. Caius Cassius
The young, smart, athletic man who is loyal to Julius Caesar, runs in the footrace of the Feast of Lupercal, and avenges Caesar's death. Mark Antony
Two tribunes in the beginning of Julius Caesar who are scold the plebeians for rejoicing over Caesar's victory over Pompey's sons in Spain. Marullus and Flavius
A feast of fertility. Feast of Lupercal
The person who warns Julius Caesar to beware the ides of March. soothesayer
These two people take down decorations that celebrate Julius Caesar's victory. Marullus and Flavius
This man touches Calphurnia to shake to get rid of the curse of Julius Caesar's barren marriage. Mark Antony
This man lacks the quick spirit that is in Mark Antony. Marcus Brutus
This man's ancestors fought the Tarquin kings for the republic of Rome. Marcus Brutus
Marcus Brutus's tragic flaw. Easily manipulated
There are...acts in Shakespeare's plays,...scenes in each act, and...lines in each scene. 5; any number of; any number of
A metrical foot consisting of two syllables, the first one being unaccented and the second one being accented. iamb
The term that suggests that there are 10 syllables per line in Shakespeare's plays. iambic pentameter
Brutus's self-proclaimed virtue. honor
Julius Caesar almost drowned in the..., and...had to help get him out. Tiber River; Caius Cassius
This man fears that the plebeians choose Julius Caesar for their king. Marcus Brutus
Julius Caesar got a... while in..., and he was...pretty badly, according to.... fever; Spain; shaking; Caius Cassius
This man tells Marcus Brutus that unless you take action against more powerful people, you will remain in a bad situation. Caius Cassius
Julius Caesar thinks...thinks too much and is a...man, but...tells him not to worry about this.... Caius Cassius; dangerous; Mark Antony; noble Roman
This man offered Julius Caesar a crown three times. Mark Antony
A dramatic convention featuring one speaker alone on stage that allows the audience insight into the speaker's innermost thoughts and feelings. soliloquy
This man forges letters to convince Marcus Brutus to join the conspiracy. Caius Cassius
The pun that is used in Caius Cassius's soliloquy. mettle/metal
The...order involves the gods and goddesses, while the...involves kings, queens, and other rulers. cosmic; social
The cosmic and social orders are balanced if the king is... and has achieved his status.... sound-minded; honorably
The imbalance of the cosmic and social orders causes.... crazy, natural phenomena
An old senator of Rome whom Metellus Cimber wants to join the conspiracy. Cicero
The fat conspirator who informs Caius Cassius about the strange happenings. Casca
The strange happenings were a slaves's...caught on fire but was..., a ...roamed around the Capitol but ignored..., women reported seeing...walking up and down the streets, and an...was hooting in the marketplace at.... left hand; not scorched; lion; Casca; men on fire; owl; noon
This man believes that the strange happenings are because Julius Caesar will become king of Rome. Caius Cassius
These two men will kill themselves if they have to to stop Julius Caesar from becoming a tyrant. Caius Cassius and Casca
A conspirator and a friend of Caius Cassius who will deliver the letters to Marcus Brutus that Cassius forged. Cinna
The names of all eight conspirators. Caius Cassius, Trebonius, Metellus Cimber, Casca, Cinna, Decius Brutus, Marcus Brutus, Caius Ligarius
A term that means out of the time. anachronism
The servant of Marcus Brutus. Lucius
This word means death in Shakespeare's plays. sleep
If you get a good night's sleep in Shakespeare's plays, you have this king of mind. innocent mind
This man thinks making an oath shows weakness. Marcus Brutus
The conspirator whose brother his in exile by Julius Caesar and who wants Cicero to join the conspiracy. Metellus Cimber
This man thinks that Cicero never follows the orders of others. Marcus Brutus
This man thinks that Mark Antony will be feeble and will not be a threat after Julius Caesar is killed. Marcus Brutus
This man fears Mark Antony and believes he will be a threat later. Caius Cassius
The conspirator who will flatter Julius Caesar to convince him to go to the Roman Capitol. Decius Brutus
The place where the conspirators will first meet. Pompey's porch
This person has a young and innocent mind. Lucius
Portia is upset with...because he has been...her, leaving the...and walking around the house, and saying that he is...when he really is not. Marcus Brutus; ignoring; bed; sick
This is what Portia feels like when Marcus Brutus ignores her. Brutus's harlot
This person stabbed herself in her thigh to prove her strength and constancy to Marcus Brutus. Portia
The last conspirator that is no longer sick when he hears that Marcus Brutus is now a conspirator. Caius Ligarius
This person has screamed bloody murder in her sleep. Calphurnia
The watchmen have reported seeing a...giving birth in the streets, the...waking up from their...,...fighting in the sky with the sounds of...,...drizzling down on the Capitol, and...shrieking. lion; dead; graves; warriors; horses; blood; ghosts
This person dreams of blood running from Julius Caesar's statue with lusty Romans washing their hands in the blood and smiling. Calphurnia
This conspirator interprets Calphurnia's dream as that the lusty Romans were sucking reviving blood. Decius Brutus
These weapons were used to kill Julius Caesar. daggers
A short dramatic convention that has many characters on stage, allows the audience into the character's thoughts, and allows only the audience to hear it. aside
This conspirator has an aside not too soon before Julius Caesar's death. Trebonius
A teacher of rhetoric who writes a letter for Julius Caesar to read and understand who the conspirators are and what they are planning on doing. Artimedorus
This conspirator wants to make sure that Julius Caesar does not read Artimedorus's letter. Decius Brutus
The man who the conspirators watch closely because he almost seems to know the plan on killing Julius Caesar. Popilius
The brother of Metellus Cimber. Publius Cimber
This man will not free Publius Cimber from exile. Julius Caesar
This man says he is as constant as the Northern Star, but is killed a few seconds after. Julius Caesar
The first conspirator to stab Julius Caesar. Casca
Julius Caesar's anagnorisis. Realizes that Marcus Brutus is a conspirator
The two people who are considerate of Publius (not Publius Cimber). Caius Cassius and Marcus Brutus
A Mark Antony requests four things of the conspirators: to have them...him now if they were going to, to have him bring...to the marketplace, to allow him to speak at..., and to tell him why they.... kill; Julius Caesar's body; Caesar's funeral; killed Caesar
The nephew and adopted son of Julius Caesar. Octavius Caesar
Mark Antony has one of these that tells about how destruction will come to Rome. soliloquy
Writing used for the commoners (quotes). prose
Another term for poetry that is used with the upper class, is most of Shakespeare's plays, and appeals to vanity. verse
A form of personification that directly addresses an abstract concept of inanimate thing. apostrophe
The use of similar grammatical structure for two or more ideas that is most often used with clauses. parallelism
A form of parallelism where the grammatical structures balance one another out. balanced sentence structure
The repetition of a word, a phrase, a sentence, etc. for effect. repetition
A question without an answer that speakers use for effect. rhetorical question
Appeals that hit people in the heart, invoke values such as family and love of country, and are used frequently. emotional appeals
Appeals that are meaningful and significant to people's minds, are used for an educated audience, and are used occasionally. logical or rational appeals
The guiding force of any form of communication. purpose and audience
The man who speaks first at Julius Caesar's funeral. Marcus Brutus
This man has the advantage over the plebeians at the funeral. Mark Antony
The number of drachmas that Julius Caesar supposedly left for each plebeian. 75
These people will burn the houses of the conspirators, smash their windows, and kill all of them. plebeians
The man who is confused with one of the conspirators. Cinna the Poet
The type of writing that is used for Marcus Brutus's funeral oration. prose
The appeals that are expressed in Marcus Brutus's funeral oration. logical or rational appeals
The type of writing that is used for Mark Antony's funeral oration. verse
The appeals that are expressed in Mark Antony's funeral oration. emotional appeals
The three people who make up the new triumvirate. Mark Antony, Octavius Caesar, Amelius Lepidus
This man does not like Amelius Lepidus. Mark Antony
This man is now becoming a tyrant. Mark Antony
This man did not give Marcus Brutus gold to pay for his legions. Caius Cassius
This person kills herself by swallowing charcoal. Portia
The place where Caius Cassius and Marcus Brutus will fight Mark Antony and Octavius Caesar. Philippi
This man's spirit appears to Marcus Brutus. Julius Caesar
The day when Caius Cassius and Marcus Brutus fight Mark Antony and Octavius Caesar. Caius Cassius's birthday
The man who Caius Cassius believes has been sent to his death. Titinius
The bondsman of Caius Cassius who is ordered by Cassius to kill Cassius. Pindarus
The man who kills himself after seeing Caius Cassius dead. Titinius
The unsaid meaning of a phrase. subtext
This man spoke a subtext of Caius Cassius misunderstanding everything. Titinius
The man who says to Mark Antony that he is Marcus Brutus, even though he really is not. Lucilius
The soldier of Marcus Brutus is ordered to hold Brutus's sword while Brutus runs upon it. Strato
This man says that Marcus Brutus was the noblest Roman of them all. Mark Antony
This man inherits all of Julius Caesar's power, land, and wealth. Octavius Caesar
Created by: GrkMytho600