You know how looking at a math problem similar to the one you're stuck on can help you get unstuck? He is thoroughly the politically expedient man in his speech.
Shakespeare deviated from these historical facts to curtail time and compress the facts so that the play could be staged more easily. He disposes of the remaining conspirators by boldly raising the subject of his apparent hypocrisy in making friends with his friend's murderers and by then shrewdly diverting his comments to the nobility of Caesar.
In order to do both, he must first undermine public confidence in the republicans, and second, he must drive them from power by creating a chaotic situation that will allow him to seize power in their place.
At Philippi, when Brutus leaves Cassius' army exposed, Antony attacks immediately.
Act I 1 Judging from the events in Act I, the political mood and behavior of the Romans are best described how? Julius Caesar A brilliant general and protagonist of the play. Whike Brutus loves Caesar as a friend,he ooposes the ascension of any sinlge man to the position of dictator,and he fears that Caesar aspires to such power.
Cassius dislikes the fact that Caesar has become godlike in the eyes of the Romans. Your test will be taken directly from this study guide.