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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra


by William Shakespeare

The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra: Wonder if Anyone Dies in This Story Quiz

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Q. How does Enobarbus wish the world will remember him?

Too sexy for his galea
Q. Why does Antony decide to kill himself?

Because he has lost the war
Because he has dishonored the memory of his father
Because he believes Cleopatra to be dead
Because that’s just what every self-respecting tragic figure does
Q. What does Cleopatra decide to do after Antony dies?

Let his body be picked apart by birds
Kill herself
Finish filling out her profile on JDate
Become Octavius’s lover
Murder Octavius
Q. What does Octavius want to do with Cleopatra?

Make her his wife
Have her tortured and beaten
Make her his scullery maid (he’s not even sure what that is, but he likes the sound of it)
Make her part of his victory parade
Q. How do Cleopatra and her women die

They are slain by Octavius’s army
They drink poison
They are bitten by poisonous snakes
They play a game of Egyptian Roulette (like Russian Roulette, but without the missing bullets)