Egypt, on the other hand in act 1, scene 5 of antony and cleopatra, what figurative devices are used to highlight the this scene is rich with metaphors and figurative language, and they foreshadow later actions in the play and the predict the end cleopatra talks the entire time of antony and how she misses him. Antony, a major roman political figure that has fallen in love with the egyptian queen cleopatra antony has abandoned his responsibilities and duties in rome to remain with cleopatra in egypt shakespeare uses a variety of literacy and visual techniques, to raise contrasting representations about the nature and roles.
As kanye once said, no one man should have all that power and we agree power in antony and cleopatra is ostensibly a political force, as the play centers on the competition between antony and caesar for dominance in rome not just rome, but the entire roman empire check out this map to get an idea of just how.
The death of cleopatra and other important moments from shakespeare's antony & cleopatra. Eerily mirrors the claustrophobic exercise of power that foucault himself investigates this discussion will create a framework, in some ways specific, in some ways general, in which to examine the varieties of power dramatized in shakespeare's political tragedy antony and cleopatra antony and cleopatra 43.