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<p>The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Final Test</p> <div><p>PAGE </p></div> <p>The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Final Test Review</p> <p>Literary Terms: be able to define the following terms</p> <p>1. monologue</p> <p>2. soliloquy</p> <p>3. aside</p> <p>4. stoic</p> <p>5. tragedy</p> <p>6. tragic flaw</p> <p>7. tragic hero</p> <p>Figurative Language: be able to identify the type of figurative language exemplified below:</p> <p>8. The cobblers words, I am a mender of bad soles is an example of</p> <p>9. Brutus words O conspiracy, / Shamst thou to show dangrous brow by nigt, / When evils are most free? O, then by day / Where wilt thou find a cavern dark enough / To mask thy monstrous visage?</p> <p>10. The type of speech Antony gives alone over Caeasars body. </p> <p>11. What does Caesars ghost foreshadow?</p> <p>12. The type of speech Brutus gives a speech to the mob. </p> <p>13. At the beginning of Act II, Brutus contemplates joining the conspiracy, alone in his garden. What type of speech is this?</p> <p>14. What are the persuasive techniques Antony uses to persuade the crowd in Act III? Be able to identify examples of each.</p> <p>Plot of Shakespearian Tragedy: Choose the letter of the correct answer.</p> <p>15. In a Shakespearian tragedy, Act I is what part of the plot?</p> <p>16. Be able to identify the main event in each of the following: </p> <p>a. expositionb. rising action</p> <p>c. climaxd. falling action</p> <p>e. resolution</p> <p>17. In a Shakespearian tragedy, the climax occurs during Act III because it is in the middle, it is the height of the action, and its the turning point</p> <p>Elements of a Tragedy: Choose the letter of the correct answer.</p> <p>18. List the traits a tragic character</p> <p>19. What is Brutus tragic flaw?</p> <p>20. What is Caesars tragic flaw?</p> <p>21. Why is The Tragedy of Julius Caesar considered a tragedy?</p> <p>22. What are the arguments against Cassius being the tragic hero?</p> <p>23. What tragic quality does the following quote reveal about Brutus? My heart doth joy that yet in all my life / I found no man but he was true to me.</p> <p>24. List quotes describing Caesar that reveal his tragic flaws.</p> <p>Act II</p> <p>25. What is Brutus deciding when he delivers a soliloquy in his orchard at the beginning of Act II?</p> <p>26. What is Brutus motivation for joining the conspiracy?</p> <p>27. What is Brutus deciding when he says, And therefore think him as a serpents egg / Which hatched, would as his kind grow mischievous, / And kill him in the shell?</p> <p>28. Why does Portia give herself a wound in the thigh?</p> <p>29. Why did Brutus say, Render me worthy of this noble wife?</p> <p>30. Why does Calpurnia ask Caesar not to go to the Senate?</p> <p>31. What finally happens that convinces Caesar to go to the Senate?</p> <p>32. What does the note say that Artemidorus wants to give Caesar?</p> <p>33. What does Portia say at the end of Act II to show that she suspects the conspirators are up to something and she can do nothing to stop them?</p> <p>Act III</p> <p>34. What is ironic about the timing of Caesars murder (in relation to events in Act III, scene i)?</p> <p>35. What is Caesars attitude as the conspirators surround him to make a petition at the beginning of Act III?</p> <p>36. How are Antonys true feelings about the conspirators first revealed?</p> <p>37. Antony wants to speak at Caesars funeral; what are the reactions of Brutus and Cassius?</p> <p>38. In his funeral monologue, why does Brutus give as the reason he killed Caesar?</p> <p>39. What are the props Antony uses to persuade the crowd of plebians?</p> <p>40. In his funeral monologue, how does Antony show that the conspirators were not honourable?</p> <p>41. Whose speech ultimately and finally wins over the crowd of plebeians and why?</p> <p>42. The mob of plebeians want to kill Cinna the Poet, even after they realize his was not a conspirator. What does this show readers about the mob?</p> <p>43. Who is Caesars official heir?</p> <p>Act IV</p> <p>44. Who are the members of the triumvirate?</p> <p>45. What is Brutus beginning to realize at the beginning of Act IV?</p> <p>46. Why are Brutus and Cassius fighting?</p> <p>47. Why has Portia committed suicide?</p> <p>48. What news did Messala bring Brutus?</p> <p>49. Brutus and Cassius disagree about their battle strategy. Who wins this disagreement?</p> <p>50. How does Brutus show stoicism in Act IV?</p> <p>51. What message does Caesars ghost bring Brutus?</p> <p>Act V</p> <p>52. How does Brutus feel about suicide at the beginning of Act V?</p> <p>53. What is Cassius fatal mistake?</p> <p>54. What is ironic about the date on which Cassius dies?</p> <p>55. What is the main reason Brutus does not want to be captured and taken back to Rome?</p> <p>56. How does Brutus show stoicism in Act V?</p> <p>57. How does Brutus know his hour is come to die?</p> <p>58. How does Brutus die?</p> <p>Quotations: be able to identify the speaker of the following quotations</p> <p>59. I shall remember</p> <p>When Caesar says Do this it is performed.</p> <p>60. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,</p> <p>It seems to me most strange that men should fear;,</p> <p>Seeing that death, a necessary end,</p> <p>Will come when it will come. </p> <p>61. I have made strong proof of my constancy,</p> <p>Giving myself a voluntary wound</p> <p>Here in the thigh; can I bear that with patience,</p> <p>And not my husbands secrets? </p> <p>62. I am constant as the Northern Star,</p> <p>Of whose true fixd and resting quality</p> <p>There is not fellow in the firmament. </p> <p>63. Caesar, now be still;</p> <p>I killed not thee with half so good a will.</p> <p>Quotations: be able to identify the importance of the following quotations</p> <p>64. Caesar says, Cowards die many times before their deaths; / The valiant never taste of death but once. </p> <p>65. What does Caesar say the moment before he dies?</p> <p>66. Yet Brutus says he was ambitious, / And Brutus is an honourable man.</p> <p>67. Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more. Had you rather Caesar were living, and die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live all free men?</p> <p>68. Antony: Octavius, lead your battle softly on / Upon the left hand of the even field.</p> <p>Octavius: Upon the right hand I; keep thou the left.</p> <p>Antony: Why do you cross me in this exigent?</p> <p>Ocatvius: I do not cross you; but I will do so.</p> <p>69. This was the noblest Roman of them all. / All the conspirators, save only he / Did that they did in envy of great Caesar.</p> <p>70. There is a tide in the affairs of men / Which taken at the flood leads on to fortune; / Omitted, all the voyage of their life / Is bound in shallows and in miseries.</p> <p>71. Methinks there is much reason in his sayings. / If thou consider rightly of the matter, Caesar has had great wrong / Marked ye his words? He would not take the crown, / Therefore tis certain he was not ambitious</p> <p>72. [My horse] is a creature that I teach to fight, / To wind, to stop, to run directly on, / His corporal motion governed by my spirit / He must be taught, and trained, and bid go forth. / A barren-spirited fellow, one that feeds / On objects, arts, and imitationsDo not talk of him / But as a property.</p> <p>73. Alas, thou hast misconstrued everything!</p> <p>Open Response: you will answer the following questions in the style of Literacy Exam, using graphic organizers.</p> <p>74. How did Antony sway the plebians during his speech? List the four persuasive techniques we discussed in class, give an example of each, and explain the affect each technique had on the crowd. (20 points)</p> <p>75. Who is the tragic hero in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar? List the three characteristics of a tragic hero and explain, with evidence from the play, how your character fulfils each of these characteristics.</p> <div><p>PAGE </p></div>


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