Essay on Mark Antony

How Far Do You Agree With- Mark Antony’s Description Of Himself As A ‘Plain, Blunt Man’

I totally disagree with Mark Antony’s summing up of himself to be a ‘plain, blunt, man’. In fact he is quite the opposite and he shows us this right through the play in all of the scenes following Caesar’s death. In act 3 scenes 1 & 2 and act 4 scene 1, Mark Antony shows […]

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Antony & Cleopatra

Shakespeare created Enobarbus in order to project our own judgmental dilemma onto a character whose very life depends on a comparable choice. Enobarbus’s speech being analysed shows how he responds, like Antony and his great predecessors, to Cleopatra’s power to provoke desire and compel the imagination. Enobarbus is also often a chorus to the action, […]

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What Enobarbus calls Cleopatra’s infinite variety

In Act 2 Scene 2 of the play Enobarbus refers to Cleopatra as having an “infinite variety”, this is conceivably in reference to her ever changing personality and her rapidly shifting moods. Throughout the play a wide range of moods are displayed by Shakespeare through her character, from a loving and caring woman, to an […]

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Julius Caesar Critical

Different structures such as verb forms, connectors, determiners, pronouns, prepositions, clauses, phrases etc, can be tested through formative assessment over a period of time. Summative assessment will recycle grammar items learnt over a period of time and will test them in context through Multiple Choice Question format. Bio Sketch/ Dialogue Writing/ Paragraph Writing. Email, Article, […]

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The Emperors Club, Ethics

Ethics is a very difficult word to define. In a dictionary, ethics might be defined as the study of standards of right and wrong. Ethics can be viewed as the way to lead a good life. In the film The Emperors Club there are incidents of fairness, lack of fairness, and lack of respect. First, […]

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The Evil That Men Do: Mark Antony’s Machiavellian Nature

From the beginning of time, when societies were first constructed, certain men always knew exactly how to obtain something every person desires—power. Human beings thirst it, crave it. They love to give orders, love to be on top. Once obtained, power becomes like a drug—a person always wants more. Some achieve control in bloody ways; […]

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