What does Lucius give to Brutus in Scene I? Lucius gives Brutus a letter that had been thrown through Brutus' window.
What does Lucius bring to Brutus? Lucius brings Brutus the letter Cassius wrote. What does it say? It is a cry for help from the "citizens" saying they are scared and they need Brutus to take action.
Brutus thinks that all of the power will go to Caesar's mind and make him a tyrant. What actions does Lucius perform that help the plot unfold? Lucius brings Brutus the letter and opens the door to let the conspirators and Caius Ligarius in. You just studied 40 terms!
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What reason does Brutus give that he considers good reasons to kill Caesar? What is written in the letters that Lucius finds on Brutus' bed? "Speak, strike, redress."
What does the writer of the letter Lucius finds urge Brutus to do? The writer urges Brutus to "speak, strike, redress." Brutus takes that to mean that he should take action against Caesar becoming king. Why is no oath sworn by the conspirators? That would imply that they are not committing a noble deed.
In Julius Caesar, Brutus' servant Lucius finds a letter in Brutus' bedroom.
An old poet barges into the camp, and tries to convince the two men to stop fighting with a simplistic poem before he is thrown out. Brutus and Cassius have wine together in Brutus' tent, and Brutus tells Cassius that Portia killed herself by swallowing hot coals.
How does Portia prove her strength to Brutus? She cut her leg and told him that if she could take the pain of the wound then she could handle whatever was bothering him.
I am a scholar of Roman history and rhetoric, and these comments reminded me of a moment more than 2,000 years ago, when Mark Antony, one of the most prominent and powerful politicians in the Roman Republic, offered the nation's elected leader, Julius Caesar, a crown.
Brutus is in his orchard. It is night and he calls impatiently for his servant, Lucius, and sends him to light a candle in his study. When Lucius has gone, Brutus speaks one of the most important and controversial soliloquies in the play.
What actions does Lucius perform that help the plot unfold? Lucius brings Brutus the letter and opens the door to let the conspirators and Caius Ligarius in. You just studied 19 terms!
Lucius is Brutus's young servant. He finds one of the anonymous letters left to spur Brutus on in his master's study, and is confused when Portia sends him to look at Brutus arriving at the Capitol without having any message to send or receive. He follows Brutus to the wars, caring for him and also serving as a guard.
'' Reportedly, Caesar refuses the crown all three times it's offered. However, Casca seems to think ''he would fain have had it,'' meaning he actually really wanted it!
Casca explains to Brutus and Cassius that, in the arena, Caesar refused the crown every time Antony offered it because each time he refused, the crowd responded uproariously.
As Caesar exits, Brutus and Cassius stop Casca and converse with him. He tells them that Mark Antony offered the crown to Caesar three times, but that Caesar rejected it each time and then fell down in an epileptic seizure.
because Calphurnia (his wife) wants him to stay home.
What is Brutus' answer when Portia asks why he has been behaving strangely lately? What is her response to this? Brutus says that he is sick. Portia answers that she knows he is lying.
Brutus won't confide in her so Portia kneels and lists the reasons why Brutus can trust her. Brutus admires her honour and integrity and says that he will share his secrets with her soon.
Brutus makes very large mistakes in this play. Brutus listening to Cassius about assassinating Caesar in the beginning of the play. Brutus not killing Caesar. Brutus having his army meet the enemy in Philippi.
By William Shakespeare. The root of Cassius and Brutus' argument comes out: Brutus has condemned a man, Lucius Pella, for taking bribes from the Sardians. Cassius wrote a letter saying Pella shouldn't be punished, but Brutus ignored it. He accuses Cassius of being dishonorable for suggesting they let bribery slide.
As Brutus reads in his tent after the meeting, he is visited by the Ghost of Caesar, who threatens to visit Brutus again at Philippi. 5 Because I knew the man, was slighted off.
What does Lucius retrieving and lighting the taper symbolize? Lucius lighting a candle symbolizes Brutus' realization that Caesar must be killed in order to stop. him from being crowned. He "sees the light."
While Brutus loves Caesar as a friend, he opposes the ascension of any single man to the position of dictator, and he fears that Caesar aspires to such power. Brutus's inflexible sense of honor makes it easy for Caesar's enemies to manipulate him into believing that Caesar must die in order to preserve the republic.
Left by himself Cassius reveals that he believes Brutus to be easy to manipulate and plans to convince him to rise up against Caesar by sending Brutus forged letters supposedly from angry citizens urging him to take action against Caesar.
Laurus nobilis (Bay tree) is a species of plant steeped in history – the famous crown of Julius Caesar was actually made of bay leaves.