Julius Caesar. WARM UPS. Act I, scene i. What triumph are the common people of Rome celebrating as the play opens? How do the commoners feel about Caesar? Why are the government officials irritated with the commoners and how they feel? How does Shakespeare add humor to this scene?.
Find text evidence to support.
“He is a wolf among sheep and a lion among deer.”
Think about the conspirators view of Caesar.
“Judge, O you Gods, how dearly Caesar loved him! This was the most unkindest cut of all”
“To you our swords have leaden points; do receive you with all kind of love, good thoughts, and reverence.”
Brutus hasn’t slept since he first thought about Caesar’s assassination. The time between conceiving a horrible act and the execution of an act is stressful, and can be a nightmare.
Have you ever had to wait before doing something you did not want to do?
Write one paragraph.
Do you think Brutus should be honest with his wife about what is bothering him, or should he keep it a secret? Why or why not?