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Why does Cassius say that they, not Caesar, have the falling sickness?

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bnj2320 | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 11, 2012 at 12:34 PM via web

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Why does Cassius say that they, not Caesar, have the falling sickness?

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William Delaney | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted January 12, 2012 at 2:35 AM (Answer #2)

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Good question. He may mean that they are all metaphorically falling because they are losing their political power to Caesar and are in danger of losing much more as Caesar rises in power.

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