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10.04 The Ides of March Part A Directions: Complete the chart below based on Poynter’s painting and Shakespeare’s play. Genre Similarities Differences Symbolic Elements Mood / Tone Theme Textual Evidence Edward John Poynter’s painting “The Ides of March” RIP Caesar dark tones Painting Poynter shadowing Ominous Stormy Evil plotting William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar , Act II RIP Caesar dark tones Play Shakespeare stabbing Anger Scheming Betrayal Conspiracy to kill Caesar “Et tu, Brute?” Part B Directions: In one well-written paragraph, compare Poynter’s artwork to Shakespeare’s play. Include the title of the artwork, and attempt to answer some of the following questions: What similarities are there between the two works? What are the differences? Are there symbolic elements in the artwork that refer to the text? Explain.

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