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From: joy_aroraReply 1 of 9Reply
Subject: Contributed Answer/Explanation to Q. 1
   
   cassius did not like the idea of brutus allowing antony to speak in the
   funeral ceremonies of caesar. he says that brutus should not accuse us in
   his speech

Posted at: Tue Dec 22 14:10:51 2009 (GMT)

From: slash22Reply 2 of 9Reply
Subject: Contributed Answer/Explanation to Q. 3
   given that
   Brutus, earlier in Act II Scene 1, told Antony (upon being urged to do so by
   Cassius) that the latter may in now way blame them or tarnish their
   reputation.

Posted at: Mon Jan 11 13:43:09 2010 (GMT)

From: slash22Reply 3 of 9Reply
Subject: Contributed Answer/Explanation to Q. 7
   
   
   Marullus accuses the citizens of Rome of rejoicing at the defeat of
   "Pompey's blood". He assumes this as they are not displaying their signs of
   profession on a "labouring day".

Posted at: Mon Jan 11 13:48:23 2010 (GMT)

From: slash22Reply 4 of 9Reply
Subject: Contributed Answer/Explanation to Q. 8
   
   Marrulus asks the citizens to "run to their houses" and "fall upon their
   knees" and to pray to the gods to "intermit" the plague they will recieve
   for their insult to Pompey and his sons. He asks them to go to "Tiber banks"
   and weep until the lowest stream rises to "the most exalted shores of all".

Posted at: Mon Jan 11 13:51:30 2010 (GMT)

From: slash22Reply 5 of 9Reply
Subject: Contributed Answer/Explanation to Q. 9
   
   
   Marullus here asks the Romans where the prisoners of war are and what ransom
   he has won from the defeated party.

Posted at: Mon Jan 11 13:54:57 2010 (GMT)

From: slash22Reply 6 of 9Reply
Subject: Contributed Answer/Explanation to Q. 10
   
   According to Marullus, the Romans would climb up "battlements","towers" and
   "chimneytops", with their children in their arms, sitting all day with
   "patient expectation to see great Pompey pass the streets of Rome".

Posted at: Mon Jan 11 13:57:01 2010 (GMT)

From: slash22Reply 7 of 9Reply
Subject: Contributed Answer/Explanation to Q. 12
   
   Flavius asks Marullus to "go this way towards the Capitol" and disrobe
   Caesar's statues if he finds any decorated. Marullus is also asked to "drive
   the vulgar from the streets" to make it seem as though Caesar's procession
   is a faliure.

Posted at: Mon Jan 11 13:59:38 2010 (GMT)

From: slash22Reply 8 of 9Reply
Subject: Contributed Answer/Explanation to Q. 13
   
   Marullus hesitates in following the orders of Flavius since it is the feast
   of Lupercal.

Posted at: Mon Jan 11 14:00:27 2010 (GMT)

From: slash22Reply 9 of 9Reply
Subject: Contributed Answer/Explanation to Q. 1
   
   Cassius advises Brutus against allowing Antony to speak, since earlier in
   Act II Scene 1, he calls Antony a "shrewed contriver".

Posted at: Mon Jan 11 14:02:04 2010 (GMT)

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