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Julius Caesar - Act II Summary & Analysis

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Act II

Act II, Scene I, takes place in “Rome, in Brutus’s Orchard.” Brutus calls his servant, Lucius, who brings a light so that Brutus can read a message that’s been delivered. He knows there are those who want to kill Caesar and he believes that Caesar cannot remain honorable if he becomes king. Brutus is still thinking about this when Cassius arrives with others in on the conspiracy to kill Caesar. Lucius can’t tell who they are and Brutus knows they are trying to hide their identities. Cassius enters with Casca, Decius, Cinna, Metellus Cimber, and Trebonius. Brutus asks the identities of the others and Cassius identifies them, saying Brutus knows each of them and that each holds Brutus is high esteem. Cassius calls on each of them to swear they will follow through with the plan to murder...

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