Antony and Cleopatra - Study Guide Act 3, Scene 13 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scene 13 Summary

Enobarbus tells Cleopatra that the defeat was Antony's fault. Antony and the messenger, Euphonius, enter with the response from Caesar. Enobarbus realizes that he might serve his own interests by pretending loyalty to Antony. He says in an aside that he thinks Cleopatra might defect. With Antony out of earshot, she tells the messenger that she will surrender to Caesar. As Caesar instructed, the messenger, Thyreus, flatters her, and when Antony returns, he finds him kissing her hand. He orders the man to be whipped, and turns on Cleopatra, who manages to convince him of her loyalty. Antony intends to fight back with his army, which has not been conquered yet, and to regroup his fleet, and orders a feast to celebrate. Enobarbus decides to defect.

Act 3, Scene 13 Analysis

Anger makes Antony bolder, and he begins to recover his sense of valor, although his friends...

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