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Name: An teedra Kemp Date: Facilitator: Lisa ANderson School: 10.04 The Ides of MarchPart ADirections: Complete the chart below based on Poynter’s painting and Shakespeare’s play.GenreSimilaritiesDifferencesSymbolic ElementsMood / ToneThemeTextual EvidenceEdward John Poynter’s painting“The Ides of March”This large,sombre paintingillustrates Act II,Scene ii, of Julius Caesar when Caesar's wife Calphurnia emplores him totake the comet they see as a portent and to stay away ...It is an illustration of Act II, scene 2 of Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar'. Calphurnia, Caesar's wife, is seen imploring him not to go to the senate-house, where hewill be murdered. It is aview from insidean elaborate Roman home, with a highly polished floor and marble columns.The line is the soothsayer's message to Julius Caesar, warning of his death. The Ides of March didn't signify anything special in itself- this was just the usual way of saying "March 15th".On the eveof the Ides of March a storm is raging in Rome (Act I, Scene 3). It's a storm unlike anyother. Fire falls from the skies, bodies spontaneously combust, lions roam the capital,ghostly women walk the streets,and the night owl was seen shrieking in the daylight. Shakespeare uses storms to create a moodofdarkness ..Truthfully, in Roman times, the expression "Ides of March" did not evoke a sense of foreboding — it was simply the way to say "March 15." You might think that such a fanciful expression mustsignify something morethan just another day, but not so. Even in Shakespeare's time, 16 centuries later, audiences attending Julius