15 October 2014
In the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, Portia and Calpurnia are similar because they are both concerned. They are also different because Calpurnia is very superstitious and and Portia is not. It says “Is Brutus sick, and is he physical to walk unbraced and suck up the humors?” (Act 2 Scene 1) This shows how Portia is concerned because she is concerned about Brutus health. Calpurnia is also concerned about Caesar because she thinks he will be killed. They are also both different. Calpurnia is very superstitious. “Which drizzled blood upon the capitol” (Act 2 Scene 2 Lines 21). Calpurnia thinks that she saw blood at the capitol in her dream.These woman have many similarities and differences.
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