Class Question: In a paragraph using 4-6 sentence, and without using synonyms for the word “love,” paraphrase the plot of Antony and Cleopatra.-ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA AS A LOVE STORY - Jennifer-Read paragraphsLOVE OR POLITICSA love of politics and not of passionTies to Octavia –marriage and “love” as a union of nationsAffair with Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt, and the golden boy of Rome-a political power union-past political union of Julius Caesar and CleopatraInconsistencies in their devotion – if it is love based-Antony marries another, continues his ties to Rome-Cleopatra claims devotion to Caesar in Act III, Scene 13-is this another of her acts, or a chance to jump ship?-Cleopatra commits suicides for the wrong reasons, not for Antony’s death but so as not to be led through the streets of Rome. –-This is an untraditional cause of death in a tragedy, for a woman. Still has her own opinions without her man.
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