Act 3, Scene 3

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A poet is murdered by a mob for sharing a name with a conspirator

Summary

A poet named Cinna is confronted by a group of conspirators asking questions. He attempts to answer them wittily, but they become angry and decide to kill him because he has the same name as one of the conspirators, although he protests that he is not the same man.

 

Interview with the Plebeians

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Interview with Cinna the Poet

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