Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide
by Bright Summaries



Publication Date: December 13, 2018

ISBN: 9782808013116

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare, a classic tragedy that revolves around the doomed love affair between Mark Antony, one of the Roman Empire’s most respected generals and a member of the ruling Triumvirate, and Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt. Their relationship is put to the test when Antony agrees to marry another woman in order to secure an alliance with one of his fellow Romans, and although he eventually forsakes his homeland and responsibilities as a ruler to be with Cleopatra, the consequences of this decision are much graver than he could ever have imagined… The story of Antony and Cleopatra has been a source of inspiration for many writers over the course of history, but Shakespeare’s version is arguably the best-known iteration of the tale, and has been performed and adapted countless times.

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• A complete plot summary
• Character studies
• Key themes and symbols
• Questions for further reflection

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