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Julius Caesar - Act V Summary & Analysis

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Act V

Act V, Scene I, occurs on Philippi's plains. Octavius and Antony arrive with their army. Antony and Octavius have obviously been worried about the plans Brutus and Cassius have for their army. Octavius says Antony’s concerns that they would be forced into the hills to fight were unfounded. Antony says they are only trying to appear brave. Antony directs Octavius to go to the left of the field but Octavius objects, saying he prefers to move right. They argue the point but are interrupted by the entrance of Brutus, Cassius, and their army. Octavius asks if they should prepare to attack but Antony says it appears Brutus and Cassius want to talk first.

The conversation is soon heated with insults being thrown back and forth. Octavius says he won’t stop fighting until the thirty-three wounds that killed Caesar have...

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