... Question: Do you agree that Cleopatra was a modern woman in a pre-modern society, or is she a product of her time as muchas Antony is?
Women in the past held less power and were viewed as being inferior to men. It was hard to find jobs that accepted women, and they did not have the power of voice. In William Shakespeare’s play “Antony and Cleopatra,” Shakespeare illustrates the relationship of Antony, Caesar, and Cleopatra through a historical event at Rome. Caesar was the ruler of the Rome, and Antony was one of the generals of Rome. Cleopatra, on the other hand, was the Queen of Egypt, as well as Antony’s lover.
Later, Caesar and Antony declared war with one another. By knowing that he would not...