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In Act 1 Scene 1, what does this scene reveal about the political situation in Rome...

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xo4musicox5 | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 6, 2007 at 6:08 AM via web

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In Act 1 Scene 1, what does this scene reveal about the political situation in Rome when Caesar returns?

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alexb2 | eNotes Employee

Posted March 6, 2007 at 9:45 AM (Answer #1)

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The main thing revealed in Act 1 Scene 1 is that the Tribunes are worried that Caesar is gaining far too much political power. The people love him and his conquests, and this scares other Roman politicians who believe such a strong leader could destroy the Republic and turn it into a dictatorship.

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