Julius Caesar Act IV, Scenes 2 and 3: Summary and Analysis

William Shakespeare

Act IV, Scenes 2 and 3: Summary and Analysis

New Characters:
Pindarus: servant to Cassius taken prisoner in Partheia

Lucilius: officer in Brutus’ army

Messala: officer in Brutus’ army

Titinius: friend of Cassius and Officer in his army

Varro: soldier in Brutus’ army

Claudius: soldier in Brutus’ army

Poet: jester who enters Brutus’ tent

Caesar’s Ghost

Soldiers

Summary
The setting is the camp of Brutus in Sardis, Greece. Brutus and his soldiers are awaiting the arrival of Cassius and his army. When Pindarus, a slave to Cassius, brings his master’s greetings, Brutus indicates his misgivings about the course of events. He confides to...

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