Essays Tagged: "Enobarbus"

The truly tragic figure in Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra is Cleopatra. Discuss

y a tragedy and no character is simply and ‘truly’ tragic. However, Cleopatra, Antony and Enobarbus have tragic elements – grandeur, nobility, fateful misjudgements and a fall from the ... be true to add, though, that Cleopatra is the dominating presence in the play.Even the hard-bitten Enobarbus is captivated by her, telling Antony he is ‘blest’ to have met her. In his great ...

(3 pages) 1411 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Enobarbus – What significance does he have in the play: Antony & Cleopatra

Enobarbus - What significance does he have in the play: Antony & CleopatraEnobarbus is a signifi ... end which allows him to speak freely, even when he is critical of Antony.Shakespeare is able to use Enobarbus as a vehicle for the truth and common sense. When Antony's rational thinking escapes him, ... play when Antony wishes he had never met Cleopatra, instead of agreeing with his superior officer, Enobarbus offers the rejoinder, had that been the case, Antony would have 'missed a wonderful piece ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare