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“Give me my robe, put on my crown, I have/Immortal longings in me…”

Antony and Cleopatra Act Five, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ————————————– From Tony Tanner: “Cleopatra is, of course, above all a great actress. She can play with Antony to beguile him; she can play at being Isis, thus anticipating her … Continue reading

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“Think you there was, or might be, such a man/As this I dreamt of?”

Antony and Cleopatra Act Five, Part One By Dennis Abrams ———————————– Act Five:  When Antony dies, Cleopatra sees death as her only option, but she is prevented from stabbing herself by Caesar’s soldiers. When Dolabella reveals that Caesar intends to … Continue reading

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“For never was a story of more woe/Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”

Romeo and Juliet Act Five By Dennis Abrams ————– Act Five:  Friar Laurence’s message explaining his plan never reaches Romeo, and the first he hears is that Juliet is dead.  Grief-stricken, he rushes to Verona to Juliet’s tomb.  Paris is … Continue reading

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