She once said ”I will not be triumphed over”(“Quotes About Cleopatra (28 quotes).” (28 quotes), www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/cleopatra) which in itself shows that she had great confidence in her doings. She used the help from Caesar and Antony to make Egypt more wealthy and powerful. Another way that Cleopatra was a hero is that she set an example to women. During her reign, Cleopatra developed an irrigation system in Egypt which is still used today. She set an example by just being a woman and a leader, which in today 's times, isn’t the norm.
What is a tone? Tone is the attitude the author has towards his work. The tone of this passage is foolishness since Beli believes that The Gangster will to marry her and buy her an enormous mansion. This if Fúku because we will never acquire any of the things she wants, instead, she gets beaten almost to death. Also, in this
Macbeth never came to terms with the issues of killing. Macbeth continued to kill, just so he can reign over everyone in the kingdom. “A female mind threatens Lady Macbeth wanting the power more than Macbeth did.The killings overtook Lady Macbeth and Macbeth, it leads both of them into allusions through the story. Masculinity is the possession of the qualities traditionally associated with men. Lady Macbeth constantly questions Macbeth’s manhood through the story.
Not only being popular with her own people, she accomplished things other pharaohs had not cared to do, such as learn the Egyptian language. She was called Philopatris, “she who loves her country.” (Crawford). Cleopatra has shown that women are just as intelligent and strong as men, even if society norms say otherwise. Going through multiple difficulties in her life, Cleopatra did not give up through it all. She remained in her position as pharaoh for as long as she could fight for it.
Indeed, even Justinian 's close relative, the empress Euphemia, whom Procopius saw as totally without culture, and of savage cause, declined to acknowledge the marriage while she lived (Procopius). So for Procopius, the way that a non-Roman would have more regard for Roman customs than its emperor indicated exactly how far Justinian 's desire for Theodora had shielded him from paying special mind to the requirements of the Empire. It seems that Procopius utilized his harangue against Theodora in Secret History not such a great amount to attack the empress, but rather as a way to stigmatize his actual target,
Her only reasoning was not because of her late husband Mark Antony, as Cleopatra is not a simple but a complex human being. "Miserable Cleopatra, you are taken prisoner!" Upon which she turned quick, and, looking at Proculeius, drew out her dagger, which she had with her to stab herself. But Proculeius ran up quickly, and, seizing her with both his hands, "For shame," said he, "Cleopatra; you wrong yourself and Caesar much, who would rob him of so fair an occasion of showing his clemency, and would make the world believe the most gentle of commanders to be a faithless and implacable enemy." (Plutarch Life of Antony p.475) She was captured and quickly tried to take her life though was stopped by Proculeius.
The senate then declared war, but not on Mark Antony but on Cleopatra in 31BC, which created the Civil War between Marcius Antony and Octavian, which could’ve been avoided if Mark Antony had not given away Roman land and his name and committed treason11. Throughout the fourteen years, the use of propaganda was extraordinary. Both sides were ruthless to hold more power in Rome. Octavian had used the use of propaganda throughout the civil wars but he had used the use of propaganda towards the end of the war, exploiting Antony’s dalliance with Cleopatra. He Mark Antony was under the control of a foreign woman, which was added with the influence of alcohol, other drugs or magic spells.
Scar had a jealous conscience and dark deep desires since Simba was the heir to the throne. Thus he wanted to murder Mufasa and Simba to seize the position. He murders Mufasa but Simba survived, Scar then advised Simba to run away, declaring he was responsible for the tragic death of his father and to never come back, like this he would not disturb his reign. The fervor for power led Scar to murder his own brother who was the king were horrendous actions shaped by power. Once Scar reigned he did as he pleased with his reign, at the end, there was no water or food left it to turn into an eerie place plenty of evilness.
In the dramatic play, Antigone's brothers Polynices and Eteocles died while trying to defend their right. Polynices was considered a traitor of the city of Thebes by King Creon. Therefore, Creon passed a law that no one is allowed to bury a traitor. Antigone decided to go again creon law to bury her brother because she thinks it's the right thing to do. Antigone believes that the laws of god is more important than the laws of creon.
Lady Macbeth’s lust for power was evident as she pushed Macbeth to kill Duncan because she wanted to be queen, but after the deed is done, it is apparent that it has messed with her mind. If it was a common act to sleepwalk and talk in your sleep the gentlewoman would not assume the doctor could prescribe medicine to help. Lastly, it is apparent that Lady Macbeth’s lust for power drove her to insanity when she committed suicide. Macbeth and Seyton heard a scream and Seyton went to check on the cause. After returning he made the statement, “The queen, my lord, is dead.” (Cowther 5:5: 17).
When she was first put to rule Cleopatra a 18 year old and her brother Ptolemy XIII a 12 year old boy. Cleopatra decided to take advantage of her age difference and rule the kingdom primarily by herself. She accomplished this by kicking her brother out of any authority position he had in the kingdom. After this she was exiled from Egypt to Syria, but she wasn 't giving the throne up very easily. Cleopatra set up an army by the border of Egypt and gained her throne back.
This angered Octavian because he was Caesar’s adopted son. In 32 BC, the Roman Senate stripped Antony of his titles, and Octavian declared war on Cleopatra. On September 2, 31 BC, Antony and Cleopatra were defeated in the Battle of Actium by Octavian’s forces. Antony heard a (false) rumor that Cleopatra had died, so he fell on his sword in despair. On August 12, 30 BC, Cleopatra locked herself in her chamber after burying Antony.