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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

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Q. Passion is especially important when it comes to decision-making in the play: decisions made in haste are often foolish, or impermanent. Which theme is this?


Contrasting Regions
Philosophical Viewpoints
Choices
Gender
Men and Masculinity
Q. Cleopatra is unique as a woman in ___.


Power
Love
School
Marriage
Fear
Q. Characters in Antony and Cleopatra often have to choose between being loyal to their ideals and being loyal to their circumstances. Which theme is this?


Contrasting Regions
Betrayal
Gender
Man and Natural World
Religion
Q. What is a political and a personal force, one that impacts the desires of individuals in both realms.


Betrayal
Power
Contrasting Regions
Gender
Religion
Q. Antony’s downfall at the end of the play is a direct result of his loss of place. Which theme is this?


Choice
Contrasting Regions
Philosophical Viewpoints
Gender
Men and Masculinity
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