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10/18 Write Now:. Friendship is a major theme in the play. Explore this theme by answering the following questions: How far would you go to stop a friend from harming your country? How far would you go to obtain revenge on someone or some group who destroyed your best friend?

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10 18 write now

10/18 Write Now:

  • Friendship is a major theme in the play. Explore this theme by answering the following questions:

    • How far would you go to stop a friend from harming your country?

    • How far would you go to obtain revenge on someone or some group who destroyed your best friend?

    • Is there anything for which you would betray a friend?

    • Which is more important to you, friendship or personal principles? Why?


Act iii scene i

Act III, Scene i

  • Senators just outside the Capitol

  • Artemidorus and the letter

  • Popilius gives conspirators some stress

  • Metellus comes to JC with request

  • JC refuses

    But I am constant as the northern star,

    Of whose true-fixed and resting quality

    There is no fellow in the firmament. (III,i,60-62)


Act iii scene i1

Act III, Scene i

  • Conspirators attack

    Et tu, Brute? Then fall, Caesar! (III,i,79)

  • Brutus reassures others “ambition’s debt is paid”

  • Antony has run to his house, and citizens are freaking out

  • Brutus tells them to cover arms and swords with Caesar's blood; walk through the streets declaring “Peace, freedom, and liberty!”


Act iii scene i2

Act III, Scene i

  • Antony meets with conspirators

    • He invites them to kill him

  • Brutus promises to explain their reasons

  • Antony asks to speak at JC’s funeral

    • Brutus agrees; Cassius warns against

    • Brutus will speak first at funeral, and he makes Antony promise to be nice

  • Antony’s soliloquy

  • Octavius on his way


Brutus s speech

Brutus’s Speech


Act iii scene ii

Act III, Scene ii

  • Brutus delivers earnest, honest, and simple speech

    • Yes, he killed JC… not because he didn’t love JC, but because he loved Rome more

    • JC had to die for his ambition

    • If JC had lived, they’d all be slaves

  • Crowd totally supportive of Brutus


Antony s speech

Antony’s Speech


Act iii scene ii1

Act III, Scene ii

  • Antony shows up with JC’s body, and Brutus leaves

  • Antony’s speech

    • Conspirators are “honorable men”

    • Was JC ambitious?

    • JC devoted to his citizens

    • You don’t want to see JC’s will!


Act iii scenes ii and iii

Act III, Scenes ii and iii

  • Mob ready for chaos

  • Octavius has arrived; Brutus and Cassius have fled

  • The mob questions poet named Cinna

    • Same name as a conspirator

    • Cinna pleads they have the wrong guy

    • “Tear him for his bad verses”

  • Mob heading to houses of conspirators


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