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Name: Date: Facilitator: School: 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” It Illustrates a scene from Act II, Scene ii, where Julius Caesar and Caesar's spouse, Calphurnia, tells him to take the comet they see 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 he 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 his was just the usual way of saying "March 15th" On the eve of the Ides of March a storm is raging in Rome (Act I, Scene 3). It's a storm unlike any other. Fire falls from the skies, bodies spontaneously combust, lions roam the capital, 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 must

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