In act 1, the political mood and behavior of the Romans are best described as?  

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In the first act of the play, the Roman people are enjoying a holiday from work as they await Caesar's triumphant return to Rome after killing in battle the sons of Pompey, Rome's former ruler. They are clearly in a celebratory mood, taking nothing very seriously. Not everyone in Rome, however, celebrates Caesar's victory and his political power. In the opening scene, two...

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