calpurnia and portia

Topics: Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare, Difference Pages: 1 (125 words) Published: December 2, 2014
Mikala Gilbertson 
Language 10 
15 October 2014 
The Wifes 
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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