Julius Caesar Act II Graphic Organizer
Evidence of Loyalty (to whom?)
Considers killing Caesar but has mixed feelings. Finally decides that it is the best option after he reads the fake letters. “And therefore think him as a serpent's egg
Which hatched, would as his kind grow mischievous,
And kill him in the shell."
I believe that Brutus showed the greatest amount of loyalty to his country. He just went about showing it in a corrupt manner. He sacrificed a great friend for what he thought would better Rome. Lucius
Works for Brutus. Confirms that tomorrow is the Ides of March and introduces the conspirators who arrive at the house.
He fakes letters to Brutus from the people urging Brutus to act against Caesar on their behalf
“If we do meet again, we’ll smile indeed
If not, ‘tis true this painting was well made
A public figure opposed to Caesar’s rise to power. He believes, however, that Caesar is the consummate actor, lulling the populace into believing that he has no personal ambition.
A member of the conspiracy.
Decius convinces Caesar that Calpurnia misinterpreted her dire nightmares and that, in fact, no danger awaits him at the Senate. Decius leads Caesar right into the hands of the conspirators.
Brutus’s wife, the daughter of a noble roman who took sides against Caesar. Portia, accustomed to being Brutus’s confidante, is upset to find him so reluctant to speak his mind when she finds him troubled. Brutus later hears that Portia has killed herself out of grief that Antony and octavius have become so powerful.
A conceited person, he is susceptible to flattery and blind to the plot to assassinate him. He arrives at the Senate hoping to be crowned King.
Caesar’s wife, She warns Caesar against going to the Senate on the Ides of...
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