Act 2 scenes one and two.
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Both Portia and Calpurnia try to influence their husbands. How do their methods differ?
Calpurnia, on the other hand, doesn't exert her influence by using thought and deduction. Caesar considers her hysteria foolishness. She shakes his confidence by sharing her fears and dreams, but those things do not influence his actions. The last comment in the play concerning Calpurnia is as follows;
"How foolish do you fears seem now, Calpurnia", Caesar says, "I am ashamed that I did yield to them."
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