English Play Julius Caesar & Poem Peruvian Child

English Play Julius Caesar & Poem Peruvian Child

These English chapters contain numerous poems but our main discussion include the poem Peruvian Child & the Play Julius Caesar.


Which word describes the overall feeling of “Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind”?

bitter


Which image in “Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind” helps to convey the theme?

“Raged at his breast, gulped and died”


What is the purpose of war according to the poem “Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind”?

glory


The overall feeling of “the sonnet-ballad” is

sad


Which of the following does the author repeat in “the sonnet-ballad”?

“where is happiness?”


What theme do the two poems have in common?

war is cruel and unfair


Which phrase is repeated in “Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind”?

“War is kind”


The tone of “the sonnet-ballad” is best described as

mournful


What became of the lover in “Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind”?

He died and fell off his horse.


The speaker of “the sonnet-ballad” is a soldier’s

lover


In “Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind,” which image conveys the message of the poem?

“A field where a thousand corpses lie”


The authors of both poems view war as

cruel


Which phrase is ironic in “Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind”?

“the virtue of slaughter”


The soldier in “the sonnet-ballad”

died in the war


The speaker in “Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind” is

an unnamed narrator


The reason the author lost faith in positive militant ideals is because they

are difficult to carry out


E. M. Forster’s essay states that the only foundation for a civilization is

tolerance as a state of mind


In comparing the virtues of love and tolerance, Forster makes the point that love

is not a practical way to rebuild after a war


Forster presents the thesis that people need to

be patient with each other


The idea that nations should love one another is

unrealistic


Which sentence best supports Forster’s thesis?

The world would be a better place if people could get along with each other.


Forster states that he disagrees with people who

support love over tolerance


Which is the author’s message?

People must be tolerant of each other.


The author thinks we can make the world a better place by

putting ourselves in someone else’s place


The author uses “tolerance” to mean

putting up with others


Why does Forster say that it takes imagination to be tolerant?

You have to put yourself in someone else’s place


Why has no one raised a statue to tolerance, as Forster claims?

Tolerance is not popular.


Which quotation from the essay defines tolerance?

“It means merely putting up with people …”


In this essay, the author’s purpose is to

persuade


The author presents evidence that tolerance

continues when love ends


The narrators in both selections are

refugees


A reasonable purpose for reading “Letter to a Young Refugee from Another” is to

understand an experience


What moved the author to write “Letter to a Young Refugee from Another”?

an image on television


The theme of “Song of P’eng-ya” is

friendship and love ease hardship


In “Letter to a Young Refugee from Another,” the author is speaking to

another refugee


Which quote from “Song of P’eng-ya” shows desperation?

“I hugged her to my chest, muffling her mouth,”


In “Letter to a Young Refugee from Another,” Andrew Lam is addressing

a young Albanian child


What is the meaning of the following sentence from “Letter to a Young Refugee from Another”? “Throughout the green tent city that flapped incessantly in the wind was the music of sorrow and grief

The sounds of grieving filled the air.


These works are similar because they

share a message about overcoming hardship


In “Letter to a Young Refugee from Another,” what is the author’s message in lines 54-55?

Have hope.


The narrator in “Song of P’eng-ya” finds a safe place to stay

at a friend’s home


What is the message in the following sentence from “Letter to a Young Refugee from Another”? “The food line is always long and no matter how early you are there, there will always be a line.”
You have to fight for a place in line.

People never have enough to eat.


Which quote from “Letter to a Young Refugee from another” shows Lam’s message that you must be fierce to survive?

“Arm yourself, if you can, with a knife or a stone, and guard your family…”


The narrator in “Song of P’eng-ya” is traveling with

family


What is the author’s final piece of advice in “Letter to a Young Refugee from Another”?

Tell people what happened.


What does deflect mean?

turn aside


Conspire means to plan

secretly


Which reason was most responsible for changing a manageable fire into a deadly one?

A cold front moved in and the wind picked up suddenly.


Why did the Bureau of Land Management wait three days before sending firefighters to Storm King Mountain?

It was one of many small fires started by lightning that day.


What had the National Weather Service predicted less than 24 hours before the blowup?

gusty winds and a cold front


Which character played the most important role at Storm King Mountain?

Brad Haugh


What does conceivably mean?

possibly


The main conflict in this example of narrative nonfiction is between

the firefighters and the fire


What does rigorous mean?

strict


Which of the following best describes rigorous training?

strict


Which of the following conclusions does Junger draw about the blowup and the deaths of the firefighters?

The lessons of the Battlement Mesa fire had not been learned.


In Junger’s narrative, which of the following happened first?

A lightning strike ignited the South Canyon fire.


What was the location of the blowup?

a mountainside in Colorado


According to the author, which of the following made the fire at Storm King Mountain unusual?

the speed at which the fire spread


Many events in the selection are narrated from the point of view of

Brad Haugh


How much time will it take to get from the downtown station to the Museum District?

15 minutes


Using the Texas Medical Center Area map, you can find the way to

the Houston Zoo


How much time will it take to get from the Main Street Square to the Houston Zoo?

16 minutes


What section of Houston does the detail map portray?

the Texas Medical Center area


You could transfer from bus 26 to bus 297 at the TMC Transit Center.

True


The closest bus route to the hospital is

326


If you arrive at the Transit Center for the Texas Medical Center Area, you can easily get the bus on route

326


What information is NOT included in the Metrorail Rider Guide?

the location of the fire department


On a transit map, use a scale to

figure out the distance from one point to another


On a transit map, the legend

explains what the symbols mean


What does embody mean?

to represent


To understand the author’s perspective it helps to know that she is a former

journalist


To appreciate the author’s perspective in the story, it is helpful to know that Isabel Allende

was a highly respected journalist in her native land


What does tenacity mean?

firm determination


What does resignation mean?

passive acceptance


Rolf Carlé helps comfort Azucena during her struggle by

staying by her side from the moment he meets her


Which of the following events does Rolf Carlé remember during the time he spends with Azucena?

the death of his sister Katharina


Which disaster leads to Azucena becoming trapped?

a volcano erupts near her town


Azucena becomes the symbol of the tragedy because she

stubbornly clings to life


Which of the following items arrives too late to save Azucena?

a pump to drain the water around her


Where does the story say Rolf Carlé spent part of his childhood?

in a concentration camp


Fortitude is best defined as

courage


Which two characters are at the center of the story?

a journalist and a young girl


Someone in a stupor is

numb


At the end of the story, the author’s perspective on Rolf Carlé is that she believes he

will need some time before his emotional wounds heal


In “Peruvian Child,” which of the following statements can you infer from lines 1-2?

The speaker still thinks about the child she saw.


According to Rita Dove, what has Lady Freedom brought back into the streets?

mercy


Where is the statue of Lady Freedom located in Washington, D.C.?

atop the Capitol Building


In “Peruvian Child,” which can you infer about the speaker?

She is listening to a tour guide.


In “Peruvian Child,” why does the poet use the phrase “as usual” in line 17?

to imply that people are often not sensitive to the misery of others


Which of the following best identifies the topic that both poems address?

engaging in social responsibility


In “Lady Freedom Among Us,” who is being described in lines 8-16?

an old homeless woman who is on the street


In lines 2-4 of “Peruvian Child,” the speaker compares the child to

women selling goods at a market


In “Peruvian Child,” you can infer that the child described in lines 9-14 is

poor


In “Lady Freedom Among Us,” the poet compares a statue to

a homeless woman


In “Lady Freedom Among Us,” what can you infer about the poet’s beliefs from lines 31-32?

She thinks that freedom involves idealism and responsibility.


From the description of the Peruvian child and the doll in lines 6-13, you can infer that

the child is poor and loves the doll very much


In “Peruvian Child,” the imagery in line 6 appeals to the senses of

sight and hearing


Both Pat Mora and Rita Dove would probably agree that many people need more

compassion


In “Lady Freedom Among Us,” what is the author’s purpose in using the images “thick skin,” “gritted exhaust,” and “sunscorch and blear” in lines 22-23?

suggest that city living is often very challenging


On which point does Jane Goodall challenge the beliefs of animal-rights activists?

Animal research does not advance medical knowledge and treatment.


Which statement summarizes what the author saw in the first lab?

one long hallway after another


The author believes that anyone who works with laboratory animals should

learn about their natural behavior


The author repeats the phrase “we make mistakes” to show that

people are careless


A boisterous child is

noisy


To annihilate is to

destroy


What is complicity?

partnership in a crime


How does Sagan feel about the present and future leaders of the nuclear powers?

He does not trust them.


If two people are contending, they are

struggling in rivalry


What does precursor mean?

one who came before


A speech given stridently is

harsh


What kind of statement is Sagan’s, “Everywhere on earth is a potential battlefield now”?

an overgeneralization


Which of the following would Jane Goodall consider ideal?

no chimpanzees to be used in medical research


Sagan mentions Jennie Wade to illustrate his point that

war today will not only kill trained soldiers


The author supports his claim “everywhere on earth is a potential battlefield” by

stating that today’s weapons can reach anyplace


Why does Pakhom want to buy land at first?

so he won’t have to worry about fines


The younger sister says that the life of a peasant is

hard but worry-free


When there is discord between people, they lack

harmony


Which of the following sums up the themes of both selections?

It’s always best to take only as much as you need.


Which phrase best describes Pakhom?

never satisfied


What does disparage mean?

speak insultingly


Which reason leads Pakhom to negotiate the purchase of his first plot of land from the lady landowner?

The steward has taken to levying fines which Pakhom is tired of paying


What is the main reason Pakhom has trouble with people in his communes?

He does not wish to share land


At the beginning of the story, Pakhom listens to his wife and her sister argue about which one has the best

lifestyle


Which of the following is the story’s moral message?

Take only as much as you need.


Which theme does the New Testament excerpt share with the story?

Be happy with what you have.


The moral of this story is taught when Pakhom

tries to walk farther than he knew he could


According to the excerpt from the New Testament, how should the rich conduct themselves?

by acting generously toward others


What does forbear mean?

restrain oneself


Pakhom’s first plot of land seems different to him after the purchase because it

now belongs to him


The ship

is named for the skipper’s wife


Which reason is NOT why the wife wants the stones?

to flaunt in front of the townspeople


Which paraphrase is closest in meaning to “he had the figurehead of it beautifully carved, just like her, and the hair of gilt”?

A skipper carved a figurehead to look like his wife.


The ship was named after

the skipper’s wife


Which paraphrase is closest in meaning to “still the wife could not stop fretting about the blue stones”?

The wife continued to think about the stones.


The skipper

knows the value of the blue stones


The literal meaning of the blue stones is

the man and his wife value the stones for different reasons


The skipper acquired the blue stones from

an old king


Which paraphrase is closest in meaning to “when I want a kiss I come home to Elsinore”?

I return home when I want the affection I can’t get from a wooden boat ornament.


The skipper

honors his wife with the beautiful figurehead


The wife wants the stones to use as

earrings


What do the blue stones symbolize?

the ability to see


What happens to the wife’s eyes?

The wife has a disease that causes her to go blind.


What would the wife have done to show her remorse?

return the jewels to the figurehead


What does the wife feel toward the figurehead?

jealousy


In “Midwinter Blues,” the speaker says that her man told her that

he loved her


The speaker in “Ballad” feels

heartbroken


What does the speaker in “Midwinter Blues” say about her love for her man?

She will love him until she dies.


The speaker in “Midwinter Blues” believes that her man does not love her because he left

when the coal was low


In “Ballad,” Mistral expands the traditional ballad form when she

chooses not to use a rhyme scheme


Which of the following is the meaning of the dialect “‘For I’m weary wi’ hunting'” from line 4 of “Lord Randall”?

I am tired from hunting.


What characteristic of a ballad can you find at the beginnings and ends of the first three stanzas of “Ballad”?

repetition


Which of the following identifies a situation common to all three poems?

a betrayal of love


What aspect of “Ballad” links it to the traditional characteristics of a song?

repetition of lines


Who poisons Lord Randall?

his true love


Lines 17-18 of “Ballad” suggest that the speaker’s emotional pain

is insignificant to others


“Lord Randall” is structured as a conversation between Lord Randall and his

mother


Which of the following do all three of the ballads have?

repetition


What tragic incident is the focus of the ballad “Lord Randall”?

the poisoning of Lord Randall


What has the speaker seen that is upsetting in lines 1-6 of “Ballad”?

the man walking by with another love


How does Poe’s style help you understand the meaning of the sentence that begins on line 277 of “The Pit and the Pendulum”?

Repeated words add to the narrator’s sense of desperation.


What does insuperable mean?

impossible to overcome


Indeterminate means

not precisely known


If you confound people, you

confuse them


What does eloquent mean?

emotionally expressive


Both of Poe’s selections create a sense of horror through descriptions of

enveloping darkness


What is voracity?

greed for food


Pertinacity is

unyielding persistence


In “The Pit and the Pendulum,” why do the torturers put out food and water when the narrator first succumbs to fatigue?

to prolong the torture


Pervading means

spreading throughout


The narrator in “The Pit and the Pendulum” examines his surroundings by

feeling his way around the wall


Both the short story and the poem create a sense of

horror


What aspect of Poe’s style helps you understand the narrator’s feelings in the sentence on lines 179-182 of “The Pit and the Pendulum”?

first-person point of view


Why is it unusual that the speaker in Poe’s poem seems to have taken solace in the lake?

The lake was a lonely, wild, and eerie place.


In “The Lake,” what does the speaker claim to have felt when darkness came to the lake?

delight


In both poems, the poet wants to

help you understand the speakers


What does the astronomer most likely encourage the audience to do in “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer”?

analyze nature


Why does the speaker leave the lecture in “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer”?

The astronomer ignores the stars’ mystery.


In both poems, the speakers

are sensitive to their surroundings


Reread line 3 of “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer.” Which element of Whitman’s style does the line include?

a catalog


The sensory details in line 16 of “The Artilleryman’s Vision” appeal to

smell.


How does the speaker in “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer” feel while listening to the astronomer?

tired.


What is the astronomer discussing at the beginning of “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer?”

scientific measurements


The sensory details in lines 7-8 of “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer” are effective because they

contrast with the dullness surrounding the lecture


What does the speaker say about the chief-gunner in “The Artilleryman’s Vision”?

The chief-gunner carefully completes his job.


Reread line 9 of “The Artilleryman’s Vision.” Which stylistic device does Whitman use to convey the sound of war effectively?

onomatopoeia


“The Artilleryman’s Vision” is a poem explaining the

details of a soldier’s war experience


What is the speaker’s vision mainly about in “The Artilleryman’s Vision”?

the experience of a battle


In both selections, Whitman’s style of using free verse

helps convey the speaker’s experiences


Reread lines 21-24 of “The Artilleryman’s Vision.” The sensory details in these lines are effective because they

show the confusion and fear the soldier experienced


Which phrase from Frost’s poems is an example of his style of using conversational language?

“Oh, just another kind of outdoor game”


The speaker in “Birches” says that when birch trees are bent low by ice for too long, they

stay in that position forever


What is the wheelbarrow in “The Red Wheelbarrow” probably used for?

working on a farm


The imagist poem “The Pond” recreates the experience of

being near a pond at dusk


What sound is described in “The Pond”?

frogs croaking


What does the poet use to convey the rhythm of the fireworks in lines 6-9 of “Fourth of July Night”?

short phrases


What is the wall’s purpose in “Mending Wall”?

separate two pieces of property


Reread lines 5-9 of “Mending Wall.” Frost’s style of using a mocking tone reveals the speaker’s disdain for

hunters


What time of day is it in “The Pond”?

twilight


Lines 30-31 of “Mending Wall” demonstrate Frost’s style of using

realistic dialogue


After reading “Mending Wall,” you can infer that the speaker

questions the way things are


In “Birches,” the birch trees remind the speaker of childhood games because they

are bent


In each poem, Frost’s style of using a playful tone contrasts with

the deeper meaning of the poem


What can you infer about how the speaker in “Birches” feels when he dreams of playing again in the birch trees?

The speaker sometimes feels as though the stresses of life will overwhelm him.


“The Red Wheelbarrow” is different from the other imagist poems because it has

a repetitive stanza structure


What was a Kapo?

a prisoner who acted as foreman


What was the “gift” that the SS gave the prisoners for New Year’s?

a chance at selection


Why did Wiesel’s father want to give his son his knife and spoon?

Wiesel’s father thought he was going to die.


From the description of historical events in this memoir, you learn that

city buses were nearly empty on the first day of the Montgomery boycott


Wiesel called his father’s knife and spoon “the inheritance” because they were

the only thing of value that his father had


Which detail from the memoir is an opinion rather than a fact?

Rosa Parks was a charming person with a radiant personality


Stature is

height


As Wiesel went in front of the doctors, he tried to hide his

camp number


What does din mean?

loud noise


A boycott is a

form of protest


Wiesel wanted his father to keep the knife and spoon because Wiesel

wanted to believe that his father would survive


The Kings were up at 5:30 Monday morning to

see the first bus go past their house


What insight do you gain from the memoir when Wiesel describes his hatred of the bells?

Their noise reminded the prisoners that they had little control over their own lives.


A tactic is

a planned action to reach a goal


What does militant mean?

aggressive


What does the narrator believe about war?

A country should know why it is going to war.


Read the following excerpt from the story. What do these lines reveal about the author’s perspective? “Certain blood was being shed for uncertain reasons. I saw no unity of purpose, no consensus on matters of philosophy or history or law.”

He believes that a country should know why it is going to war.


The narrator had taken only modest action against the war during college because he

felt removed from the reality of the war


Naive means

unsophisticated


What aspect of the historical context of the story influences the narrator’s vision of crowds on both sides of the river?

the country’s divided feelings about the war


What does preoccupied mean?

distracted


What does compassionate mean?

feeling other people’s suffering


Reticence is the quality of

keeping silent


What does acquiescence mean?

passive agreement


What does the narrator realize when he sees the “EMERGENCY FUND” envelope?

Elroy knows that the narrator has been drafted.


The Rainy River is important in the story because it

marks the border between Minnesota and Canada


Censure is

harsh criticism


Read the following excerpt from the story. What most likely influenced the author’s perspective? “I was too good for this war. Too smart, too compassionate, too everything.”

a college education


The narrator has been afraid for 20 years to tell his story because he

thinks it will cause embarrassment for him and his family


The narrator’s decision is difficult because the historical context of the story shows that people are

divided about the Vietnam War


The speaker in “Who Makes the Journey” is speaking to “you.” Where are “you” in the poem?

in a car


In “Who Makes the Journey,” the poet shows that she is part of a contemporary literary period by

using a relaxed attitude toward an elder


Why might the new colossus tell ancient lands to keep their “storied pomp”?

Immigrants will create a new history in a new land.


The old woman in “Who Makes the Journey” has traveled to

live with her daughter


The “golden door” in the last line of “The New Colossus” is the door

to new opportunity


The sensory details in lines 38-42 of “Who Makes the Journey” suggest that the old woman is

alert


Which statement applies exclusively to one of the poems because of the literary period in which it was written?

“Who Makes the Journey” has a conversational tone.


The “ghost child” in line 17 of “Who Makes the Journey” is the

grown woman


The new colossus lifts a lamp beside the “golden door” in line 14 to

light the way to new opportunity and hope


The new colossus is

the Statue of Liberty


The most important quality of the new colossus to immigrants is its

welcoming nature


Which element of “Who Makes the Journey” tells you that the poem is from a contemporary literary period?

informal language


Reread line 7 of “The New Colossus.” The sensory details in this line appeal to the sense of

sight


The sensory details in lines 38-41 of “Who Makes the Journey” suggest that the old woman is

aware of her surroundings


According to lines 10-13 of “The New Colossus,” what does the new colossus want the ancient lands to do?

send their neediest people


An anarchist

favors the overthrow of a government


What is insolence?

rudeness


Auspicious means

favorable


What angers Antigone at the beginning of the play?

Ismene refuses to help bury Polyneices.


What does contempt mean?

belief that someone is inferior


To justify her actions, Antigone argues with Creon that she is abiding by

the wishes of her family


Reread the following comments from the sentry in Scene 1. What do the comments help you infer about Creon? “I did not do it. I did not see who did it. You must not punish me for what someone else has done.”

He acts without fairness.


According to the choragus, Antigone and her father’s shared tragic flaw is that they

act stubbornly


What does reverence mean?

respect


Lamentation means

an expression of grief


What prophecy does Teiresias reveal?

Creon’s family members will die if he refuses to appease the gods.


Impassively means

without emotion


To defile something is to

make it dirty


Whom does Creon refuse to bury?

Polyneices


Haemon argues that Creon should free Antigone because

others believe that Antigone is innocent


The main character from Don Quixote is convinced that he is a

heroic knight


A person who shows enmity acts with

hostility


In Man of La Mancha, Wasserman reveals Sancho’s humor through his

proverbs for Don Quixote


In Man of La Mancha, the character of Cervantes explains that Don Quixote hopes to

right all wrongs


In their parodies, both authors create comic imitations of

chivalric heroes and battles


Why is Don Quixote excited at the end of the excerpt from Man of La Mancha?

He sees a “castle” where he may be knighted.


To resurrect means to

bring back to life


How is visual humor used as a technique of parody in the musical play but not in the novel?

The animals in the story are actually people.


An affable person is

friendly


What is a cavalcade?

a procession of people on horses


What does fictitious mean?

created by the imagination


To burnish means to

polish


Which character in Don Quixote is Don Quixote’s enemy

a magician


What does hapless mean?

pitiful


In both selections, Don Quixote battles

windmills


Caesar orders Antony to touch Calpurnia during the race so that

Calpurnia will conceive a child


Reread Scene 3, lines 157-160. The conspirators want Brutus to join them because Brutus

is known as an honorable man


Why does Cassius have the Pindurus kill him?

He thinks that his friend is dead.


While in his tent, Brutus accuses Cassius of

taking bribes


Why does Disch call Julius Caesar a dull play in “Review of Julius Caesar”?

The play is stripped of dramatic content.


You can determine from Oliver’s comments in “Hail, Caesar!” that one of her criteria for a director is the ability to

create an understandable, interesting production


The author of “Hail, Caesar!” says that she enjoyed Pacino’s performance as Mark Antony because he

seemed so obviously sinister


Oliver’s review is broader than Disch’s review because Oliver includes opinions about

the set, lighting, and costumes


Caesar reveals that his tragic flaw may be to ignore warnings when he

dismisses the soothsayer


Oliver says in “Hail, Caesar!” that Edward Herrmann changed her impression of Cassius because he

made Cassius seem to be the focus of the play


When Brutus’ army moves down out of the hills, Antony thinks that the army

is trying to show courage


How does the author of “Review of Julius Caesar” feel about the theater’s attempt to perform all of Shakespeare’s plays?

annoyed


Antony shows Caesar’s wounds during the funeral to

anger the people against the conspirators


What does the author of “Hail, Caesar!” describe to support her opinion of John McMartin’s performance as Caesar?

the way McMartin said the line “Et tu, Brute!”


Which event leads to the final downfall of the tragic hero Brutus?

his defeat in battle


Portia kills herself because

she is worried about Brutus


Which of the following words best describes the author’s tone in her review “Hail, Caesar!”?

enthusiastic


The sidenote for line 148 from Scene 3 helps you understand that

the news of Portia’s death hurts Cassius


The sidenotes for lines 66-78 of Scene 2 explain that Cassius is trying to

prove that he is a good friend to Brutus


What does Cassius claim that he does better than Brutus?

be a soldier


What is Brutus’ reason for refusing to swear an oath?

The conspirators’ goal should unite them.


The two authors of “Hail, Caesar!” and “Review of Julius Caesar” disagree about the

director’s ability


What does Cassius tell Brutus that people should do for their friends?

understand their faults


When Brutus leaves the funeral after giving his speech, he shows that he has the tragic flaw of

being too sure of his ability to persuade others


The author of “Review of Julius Caesar” demonstrates a sarcastic tone when he

compliments Pacino for remembering his lines


Flavius and Marullus show their disapproval of Caesar’s power when they

remove decorations from statues


What do you learn by reading the summary at the beginning of Scene 3?

The night is stormy.


Portia first sends Lucius to the Senate House to

find out who is standing near Caesar


What does the ghost of Caesar tell Brutus?

Brutus will see the ghost again at Philippi.


What does Titinius place on Cassius’ body?

a wreath of victory


Antony says that he wants to see Brutus after Caesar’s murder to

find out why the conspirators killed Caesar


Brutus views the two appearances of Caesar’s ghost as a warning that

Brutus will die


What standard for actors would the author of “Review of Julius Caesar” most likely say that Martin Sheen failed to meet?

delivering lines well


Brutus complains about Cassius’

cold attitude


What opinion of Al Pacino as Mark Antony does Disch give in “A Review of Julius Caesar “?

Pacino played his part without eloquence.


Reread Scene 1, lines 25-26, and the stage directions. The details in these lines show you that Trebonius’ job in the conspiracy is to

take Antony out of the Senate House


The sidenote for lines 5-6 of Scene 2 explains that Caesar sends his servant to the priests to

find out what will happen in the future


Killing the flag bearer shows Cassius’

anger


Why does Artemidorus say that Caesar needs to read his letter first?

The letter concerns Caesar personally.


The summary at the beginning of Scene 2 explains that the crowd at Caesar’s funeral is made up of

the common people of Rome


Brutus sends a rider with orders to the other forces because Brutus

thinks that Octavius’ troops can be beaten


Reread Scene 4, lines 28-30. What does the Soothsayer mean?

He has news for Caesar if Caesar is wise enough to listen.


Reading the summary at the beginning of Scene 1 helps you understand that Caesar is powerful because

he defeated Pompey in a civil war


Brutus and Trebonius do not fear revenge from Antony because Antony

cares more about having fun


Antony claims that he is refusing to read Caesar’s will to the crowd because it

will make the crowd angry that Caesar is dead


Brutus sends Cassius’ body away for burial because it

will upset the troops


Artemidorus’ plan to give Caesar a note shows that Artemidorus

supports Caesar


Flavius and Marullus view the workers they meet in the street as

stupid


What do Brutus, Cassius, Octavius, and Antony do when they meet before the battle?

insult and belittle each other


Oliver’s comment in “Hail, Caesar!” that she enjoyed the performances of “almost everyone” in the show indicates that she

holds a realistic and balanced opinion of the production


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