Table of Contents
- 1 How does Brutus feel about the battle in Act 5?
- 2 What happened in Act 5 Scene 5 of Julius Caesar?
- 3 Why Mark Antony says about Brutus at the end of Act V Scene V This was the noblest Roman of them all?
- 4 Why did lucilius pose as Brutus?
- 5 What happened in Act 5 Scene 1 of Julius Caesar?
- 6 What happens in Act 4 of Julius Caesar?
- 7 What does the ghost of Julius Caesar say to Brutus?
- 8 Why do we feel pity for Brutus?
- 9 What did Titinius do to Cassius body in Act 5?
- 10 Why was Cassius upset at the start of the Battle?
- 11 What did Cassius say about the omens in Act 1?
How does Brutus feel about the battle in Act 5?
How does Brutus feel about the battle in Scene 2? He feels like he can win. He feels guilty and that he will lose the battle.
What happened in Act 5 Scene 5 of Julius Caesar?
Act V, Scene 5 of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar shows the death of the honorable character, Brutus. Brutus asks each of his loyal servants and soldiers to end his life; Strato finally agrees to end his life for him. Brutus was looked upon as an honorable man because of his true intentions with the murder of Caesar.
How does Brutus feel about killing himself compared to killing Caesar?
How does Brutus feel about killing himself compared to killing Caesar? He is more willing and happy to end his own life than he was to take Caesar’s life. Antony says Brutus was the noblest Roman of them all because of his selfless motives.
Why Mark Antony says about Brutus at the end of Act V Scene V This was the noblest Roman of them all?
The comment about Brutus being the “noblest” is because his intentions in killing Caesar were honorable in the Romans’ eyes. He did not kill Caesar for personal gain or revenge (like Cassius); rather, he took his life because he believed that Caesar was going to do irreversible damage to the Roman Republic.
Why did lucilius pose as Brutus?
Who does Lucilius pretend to be. Why does he do this? He pretends to be Brutus because he wants the real Brutus to survive.
How does Brutus feel about the battle?
He won’t kill himself or be led as a prisoner through Rome. How does Brutus feel about the battle at this point? He thinks he can win. Who wins the first battle?
What happened in Act 5 Scene 1 of Julius Caesar?
Antony and Octavius set up a battle plan and are met by Brutus and Cassius—each with his army behind him—for a pre-battle parley, or negotiation. As Brutus tries to get them to reason (and maybe avoid the fight), Antony and Octavius bait him.
What happens in Act 4 of Julius Caesar?
Act IV opens after Brutus and Cassius have fled from Rome. Antony also suggests that they try to manipulate Caesar’s will, using the money Caesar had left to the Roman people for other purposes. Lepidus soon departs, and Antony and Octavius discuss him.
What trouble does Brutus have with ending his own life?
Brutus has lost sight of his mission, and sees others dying and rioting because of his choices. Brutus decides to “give the people what they want” and take himself out. At this point, he truly believes that Antony is the better leader, and so he sacrifices himself to end the battle.
What does the ghost of Julius Caesar say to Brutus?
When he sees the ghost, Brutus asks, “Speak to me what thou art,” and the ghost replies, “Thy evil spirit, Brutus” (IV,iii,280-281). This statement by Caesar’s ghost stirs the conscience of Brutus for his past acts as well as disturbing him as he ponders his future battle.
Why do we feel pity for Brutus?
The reason that Brutus provokes so much pity is because he is the only character in the play that is not greedy and corrupted. He simply desires the best for his country. So it makes the reader wonder what kind of a ruler he would have made.
Is Brutus really the noblest Roman of them all?
The noblest Roman of them all, according to Marc Antony, was Brutus—one of Caesar’s assassins, and now a corpse at Antony’s feet. Antony’s words once again reveal his penchant for superlatives. “The noblest Roman of them all” directly echoes “The most unkindest cut of all” [see p. 173].
What did Titinius do to Cassius body in Act 5?
Titinius sends Messala to Brutus to tell him what has happened. He then turns to Cassius’ body and says, “Alas, thou hast misconstrued everything” (5.3.83). Titinius then picks up Cassius’ sword and kills himself.
Why was Cassius upset at the start of the Battle?
The battle begins and Brutus gives Messala orders to bring to Cassius. He tells Messala to inform Cassius that he needs to advance faster in order to catch Octavius’ flank which is not fighting very well. Cassius is upset because he is afraid his men are running away from the field of battle.
How did Cassius get rid of Pindarus in Act 5?
Cassius calls Pindarus back down from the hill and hands him the sword with which he stabbed Caesar. He tells Pindarus to take the sword and stab him with it. Pindarus obeys, kills Cassius on the spot, and runs away. Titinius and Messala return to where Cassius is lying.
What did Cassius say about the omens in Act 1?
The omens first seen in Act 1 reappear here as well. In fact, Cassius is so overwhelmed by the omens that he compares this battle to the one that Pompey fought and lost. Cassius speaks of the noble eagles being replaced by kites and ravens, a change considered to be a very bad sign.