posted by y912f on .
1. Cassius's character can best be described as
2. Caesar diregards the omens for all the following reasons except
a. he does not trust the augurers.
b. he does not want to appear cowardly
c. he feels fate is inescapable
d. he feels invincible
3. Shakespeare uses Calphurnia to build suspense about what will happen in all of the following ways except
a. urging Caesar not to go to the Senate.
b. recounting all the disturbing omens.
c. suggesting that Caesar pretend he is ill.
d. relating that she dreamt Caesar was assasinated.
4. In his treatment of Cassius, Brutus is characterized as
a. arrogant and condescending
b. cynical and punishing
c. carefree and fun-loving
d. righteous but forgiving
For this, you'll have to depend on your own reading of the play itself and maybe on this:
I haven't read that play in over 50 years!! Maybe another teacher has.
Y91, I would STRONGLY suggest that you rent a DVD of the play Julius Caesar. Plays are meant to be watched and heard, not just read. You will understand it much better.