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Antony and Cleopatra Should Be Called Cleopatra and Her Antony

Summary: By changing the title of `Antony and Cleopatra' to `Cleopatra and her Antony' it would be stating that within the play Cleopatra is in control and Antony is a possession. Both during the period this play was written and was set, the head of the family would have been a man and it would have been him in charge.
By changing the title of `Antony and Cleopatra' to `Cleopatra and her Antony' it would be stating that within the play Cleopatra is in control and Antony is a possession. Both during the period this play was written and was set, the head of the family would have been a man and it would have been him in charge, he would have gone to work whilst the woman stayed at home and complied with his every wish. However, Cleopatra would have been in a different position to the ordinary woman as she had wealth and power of her own without the tie of marriage and so could afford to conduct herself in any way she pleased.

Cleopatra was a domineering intelligent woman, she had to be otherwise she could not have ruled over a country. With this responsibility and power...

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