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Coriolanus

Coriolanus

  

by William Shakespeare

Coriolanus: How NOT to Run for Political Office in Rome True or False

1. According to Coriolanus, who convinced him to run for consul? -> the plebeians
2. According to the play, being a politician is a lot like what other profession? -> Ironworking
3. What special piece of clothing is Coriolanus expected to wear when he begs for votes? -> a goatskin scarf
4. What terms is used to describe the plebeians' votes? -> show of hands
5. Which characters convince the plebs to take back their votes for Coriolanus? -> Aufidius and Menenius

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