Antony and Cleopatra

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  • The Tragic Tale of Antony and Cleopatra; A Storyboard Composed by Anthony Huynh
  • Most Sweet Queen
  • A sister I bequeath you
  • The Elements of Tragedy Within Antony and Cleopatra, composed by William Shakespeare.
  • I have sixty sails, Caesar has none better
  • I'll Fight at Sea
  • We are introduced to our characters, Antony and Cleopatra, whom deeply lust for one another. As they are from conflicting countries, their love is shun upon. It could be argued that one of Antony's hamartias, his lust for Cleopatra, is demonstrated.
  • Antony returns to Rome after hearing of the death of Fulvia, Antony's wife. Here he meets with Caesar and they negotiate the relationship that was ruined due to Antony's time with Cleopatra. In order to fix this gulf, Antony proposes to marry Octavia , Caesar's sister.
  • Antony sends back Octavia to Rome, signaling war with Caesar.After returning to Egypt, Antony and Cleopatra plot against Caesar, boasting about Antony's superior army at sea. This highlights Antony's other hamartia - his over confidence. This can also mark the peripeteia.
  • Act 4 marks the death of our tragic hero, Antony. After retreating during battle to follow Cleopatra, Antony regrets this decision and labels himself no longer fit to rule or live. After asking his men to kill him, he tragically falls on his sword and bleeds to death.
  • Blade
  • Within Act 5,the death of many more characters occur, specifically Cleopatra. The death of these characters acts as a sense of catharsis for the audience as no more drama or harm can be placed upon these characters and the story has come to a conclusion.
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