Antony and Cleopatra Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Act 1, Scene 1 | Act 1, Scene 2

• The first scene of the play shows Mark Antony cavorting irresponsibly with Cleopatra.

• Act 1, Scene 2 reports the death of Antony's wife Fulvia and shows Antony's struggle with his duty as triumvir.

Act 1, Scene 3 | Act 1, Scene 4

• The third scene of the first act shows how Cleopatra manipulates Antony's emotions.

• Act 1, Scene 4 gives the first glimpse of Caesar and shows how the Romans view Antony's behavior.

Act 1, Scene 5 | Act 2, Scene 1

• The end of Act 1 shows how Cleopatra is obsessed with Antony.

• The beginning of Act 2 shows how Pompey, who has revolted against Rome, is afraid of Mark Antony's military prowess.

Act 2, Scene 2 | Act 2, Scene 3

• Act 2, Scene 2, features many important conversations and introduces the idea of a marriage to soothe the political conflict between Antony and Caesar.

• The third scene of Act 2 features Antony receiving his fortune from a Soothsayer and planning to return to Egypt.

Act 2, Scene 4 | Act 2, Scene 5

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