The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Unit Test (Eng 2 S2)

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Which statement explains the difference between iambic pentameter and prose best? Iambic pentameter contains 10 syllables per line, while prose contains no limit on syllables per line.
CALPURNIA:graves have yawned and yielded up their deadWhich form of figurative language is used in the example above? personification
Which approach is not used when making an appeal to pathos? attention to facts and statistics
CASCA:I have seen tempests when the scolding winds Have rived the knotty oaks . . . But never till tonight, never till now, Did I go through a tempest dropping fire.Either there is a civil strife in heaven,Or else the world, too saucy with the gods,Incenses them to send destruction.Which description fits the mood expressed in this excerpt best? afraid of this storm because it is one of the worst of all he has experienced
During the play, one of Shakespeare’s main characters gives a long speech about his innermost thoughts and feelings.Which structure would Shakespeare use for this scenario? prose
The author’s feeling about a subject or topic, which is evidenced in word choice, is called __________. tone
Which statement about round characters is true? Round characters are dynamic, with multifaceted traits developed in their story lines.
PORTIA:O constancy, be strong upon my sideWhich form of figurative language is used in this example? apostrophe
How are the Roman Forum and the Globe Theatre similar? Both served as a stage for political and social issues of their time period.
How does Caesar’s assassination in act 3.1 affect the plot development of the play? It is the turning point, or climax, of the play, in which Caesar is assassinated, Rome is left without a leader, and the public is frightened.
How do the conflicts between Octavius and Mark Antony as well as Brutus and Cassius in act 4 of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar develop the play’s plot? Octavius and Mark Antony’s conflict shows the breakdown of their strong friendship; Brutus and Cassius’ conflict shows their similar values and how that can strengthen the Republic’s ideal of friendship.
Which statement about flat characters is true? Flat characters usually only have one trait that is developed in their story lines.
Angela and Veronica could not be lured into __________: they preferred to think and act independently rather than do everything the group said or did. mob mentality
What is not a theme of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar? romance
Which component of plot structure completes the diagram above? falling action
The freezing wind whipped my hair across my face and cut my hands with its blades. It howled in my ears like a dog baying at the moon. Trees bent back and forth with the wind’s chilling force. What type of imagery is used in the phrase “with the wind’s chilling force”? touch
In which year was Julius Caesar assassinated by Roman senators? 44 BCE
What is not a way to create tension in a plot? resolution
Which approach is not used when making an appeal to logos? emotional or passionate statements
Which conflict from The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is not an example of external conflict? Brutus’ inner struggle with assassinating Caesar
When a literary work focuses on topics or ideas that can be understood by multiple cultures and societies, like death, love, or friendship, it is said to address __________ themes. universal
In act 1, there is a conflict between leaders. Which assessment of the character is not correct? Mark Antony assists a leader.
Which understanding do audiences not gain from a soliloquy? interaction
At Rome, moreover, Caesar won a great and brilliant popularity by his eloquence as an advocate, and much good will from the common people for the friendliness of his manners . . . . He had also a large and gradually increasing political influence in consequence of his lavish hospitality and the general splendour of his mode of life. At first his enemies thought this influence would quickly vanish . . . . [T]he man who is thought to have been the first to see beneath the surface of Caesar’s public policy and to fear it, . . . and who comprehended the powerful character hidden beneath his kindly and cheerful exterior, namely Cicero, said that in most of Caesar’s political plans and projects he saw a tyrannical purpose . . . .Based on this excerpt, what information could Shakespeare use to construct the character of Julius Caesar? Shakespeare could have used the information about his personality, political influence, and tyranny.
How does Artemidorus’ role in act 3.1 reflect the theme of fate? Caesar won’t read Artemidorus’ letter, which means Artemidorus cannot stop Caesar’s fate: his assassination.
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