Writing Styles in All For Love: More Sentiment than Tragedy

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Point of View

Like most plays, All for Love contains many characters' points of view. Mark Antony is the play's protagonist, however, so his point of view is arguably the most significant. His perspectives on particular events lead him to make certain decisions. Those decisions lead him to take certain actions. Those actions move the plot forward.

An audience or a reader may be sympathetic to Mark Antony's point of view. Still, it is not definitive. The dramatic tension in a play builds when characters with differing points of view take actions that affect those around them. For example, Mark Antony believes he should die in Egypt with Cleopatra rather than forsake her love. His friend and fellow soldier, Ventidius, disagrees. In Act I: Scene 1, Ventidius leads Roman soldiers to Egypt, hoping he will tempt Mark Antony to return to the Roman Empire with an army to fight...

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