By Martin Wine (auth.)

ISBN-10: 033342784X

ISBN-13: 9780333427842

ISBN-10: 1349090808

ISBN-13: 9781349090808

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Cleopatra asks to be alone in her grief, which certainly seems genuine, although even in the next to last line she is wondering about Octavia's height - the tone is wonderfully complex. Not once has she said anything about the political consequences for her of Antony's marriage to Caesar's sister; the loss of Antony, not the possible loss of her kingdom, is the cause of her rage and grief. Act II, Scene vi Summary Near Misenum, Caesar, Lepidus, and Antony meet with Pompey, who consents, somewhat hastily, to a treaty that does not favour him.

Act III, Scene viii Summary Caesar orders Taurus, his lieutenant, not to do battle on land until 'we have done at sea', where he sees the advantage totally on his side. Commentary This brief scene at Caesar's headquarters comments eloquently on the previous scene. Caesar is self-confident, in charge, and certain of victory. He has carefully mapped out his battle plans, which he insists be followed as he has written them (4-5). 52-3). But here Caesar also sees the land battle as a last resort because he does not expect it to take place: he is placing his bet on the favourable outcome of the battle at sea ('Our fortune lies / Upon this jump', 5-6).

His 'ignorance' has lost him 'Kingdoms and provinces'. Scarus will wait and see what happens; but Canidius, Antony's lieutenant, will take his troops and horse, as six kings have done already, and desert to Caesar. Enobarbus, against 'reason', will still follow for a time the 'wounded chance of Antony'. Commentary Antony's defeat in this first battle against Caesar is swift. Shakespeare's open-air platform could not stage battles; off-stage noises and a few soldiers rushing in one door and out another were enough to suggest events.

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