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What did the people of Rome do for Julius Caesar after his death in Shakespeare's play...

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hanan16 | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 29, 2010 at 12:46 AM via web

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What did the people of Rome do for Julius Caesar after his death in Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar?

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swazzie95 | Student , Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted November 20, 2010 at 5:23 PM (Answer #1)

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They drive the conspirators out of Rome and show great support for Antony.

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kmalone614 | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted December 30, 2010 at 9:42 AM (Answer #2)

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After Caesar dies, in Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, the people yet again show their fickle nature as they celebrate Caesar's life. Antony underlines this fickle nature of the people in his funeral speech for Caeser. So what the people do is decide they need to revenge Caesar's death, which Antony convinces them can only be done by driving Brutus and his conspirators out of Rome.

Though the people may have told others and themselves they were doing this for Caesar, in reality, they did it for themselves. Shakespeare really goes to great lengths to show how uneducated and reactionary the people of Rome are.

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