Read the excerpt from Act V of Julius Caesar. (As Cassius enters with Titinius, two of his soldiers drop their swords


Read the excerpt from Act V of Julius Caesar.
(As Cassius enters with Titinius, two of his soldiers drop their swords and run away. He points angrily.)
Pindarus: (Entering with alarm) Fly further off, my lord. Mark Antony is in your tents, my lord. Fly, therefore, noble Cassius, fly far off.
Titinius: (To Cassius, as he leaves to check on the situation) I will be here again even with a thought.
Announcer 1: But Cassius thinks the war is lost.
Cassius: (To Pindarus) Come hither, sirrah. In Parthia did I take thee prisoner. Now be a freeman, and with the good sward, that ran through Caesar’s bowels, search this bosom.
How does the setting of Julius Caesar affect Cassius?
The chaos of the battle causes him to misinterpret what is happening.
The cowardice of his men makes him regret that he began the war.
The stress of the battle causes him to lose his desire to fight.
The violence of the fighting makes him regret capturing prisoners.


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