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Julius Caesar

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Brutus' Stars

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The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
but in ourselves, that we are the underlings. (1.2.141-142)

What is implied by Cassius' comment to Brutus?

A

Cassius is implying that the reason they are in the positions they are in is because of fate.

B

Cassius is implying that he and Brutus don't have the power to change their position.

C

Cassius is telling Brutus that they can make their own fate rather than rely on chance.

D

Cassius is implying that Brutus weighs his decisions too heavily on what is meant to be.

E

Both choices D and E are correct.