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Unformatted text preview: Samuel Castrejon 373842 8-13-10 The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare, 1599 Major Characters: Julius Caesar, Cassius, Brutus, Mark Antony, Octavius, Casca, Portia, Calphurnia. Setting: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar takes place in ancient Rome in 44 B.C. Major Scenes: • The soothsayer warns Caesar of the Ides of March but Caesar doesn’t take his warning as too much of a threat (1.2). • Cassius tells Brutus that Caesar is no better man than he is and should be held just as highly (1.2). • The conspirators go to Brutus and convince him to join their conspiracy against Caesar (2.1) • Calphurnia explains her dreams to Caesar and sees them as a warning of events to come and begs Caesar not to go to the senate house but Caesar disregards her warnings and goes to the senate house. (2.2) • At the senate house the members of the conspiracy distract Caesar to carry out their deed. All the members of the conspiracy stab Caesar and Brutus finishes him off (3.1)....
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