What is a summary of act 3, scene 1 of Julius Caesar?

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In Act 3.1, three main points take place. First, the conspiracy is in full swing, even if Cassius believes that the conspiracy has been detected. Trebonius gets Antony to leave, and Metellus goes asks Caesar to pardon his brother from exile. Caesar refuses, and he says his famous lines:

"I am constant as the northern star,
Of whose true-fix'd and resting quality
There is no fellow in the firmament."

Afterwards, the conspirators in earnest attack Caesar and stab him to death. Brutus stabs Caesar as well. Here is where Caesar says: “Et tu, Brute.” Upon the death of Caesar, the conspirators proclaim freedom and liberty.

Second, Antony hears about the death of Caesar, and he worries whether he will die as well. Brutus assures him that the conspirators will not kill him. Antony, at this point, addresses the deceased spirit of Caesar and asks for pardon for making peace with the conspirators.

Finally, Brutus allows Antony to address the people of Rome. Cassius says that this is a bad idea and that Antony will turn the people of Rome against the conspirators. Brutus still allows Antony to speak, but he will speak before Antony. Antony is left alone and prophesizes that civil war will come.

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On his way to the Senate House, Caesar encounters once again the soothsayer, who answers Caesar's smug comment that the ides have March have come without event that the ides of March are not yet over.

Artemidorus tries in vain to give Caesar warning.  At the Senate House the consipirators  pretend to ask Caesar for pardons for friends and relatives, but Caesar displays his hardheartedness.  Then they all sound Caesar, stabbing him repeatedly until he is dead.

Word comes from Mark Antony, who has hidden from fear that he will be next.  He sends word that he is loyal to Rome and should not be a target for the assassins.  Given assurance that he is accepted as one of the group, Antony himself arrives and is granted permission to speak to the crowds.

Though he is pretending to be a "loyal Roman," Mark Antony plans to use the opportunity granted him to sway the multitudes against Brutus and the other conspirators.  He will do this in Scene 2 with his famous "Friends, Romans, countrymen" speech.

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