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Julius Caesar - Act III Summary & Analysis

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Act III

Act III, Scene I, takes place in Rome, Before the Capitol, The Senate Sitting Above. There are many people gathered and Caesar’s first words at that “the ides of March are come.” A Soothsayer responds that the day isn’t yet over. It seems as if it will be business as usual with several people vying for Caesar’s attention. An official named Popilius tells Cassius that he hopes the “enterprise” planned for the day is successful. Cassius fears this means the plot to kill Caesar has been discovered. Popilius then goes to talk to Caesar and Brutus points out that Popilius must not be warning Caesar of the murderous plan because both are smiling. In keeping with their plans, Trebonius calls Antony aside, away from Caesar. Those involved in the plot gather around Caesar and begin discussing a matter...

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