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All for love summary by john dryden

They then begin to discuss the Queen's relations with Antony.

  • Cleopatra, at the thought of living without her love, decides to follow him into the next dimension and so kills herself in his presence;
  • At one point, Octavia, Antony's wife, offers herself to be left somewhere and forgotten so that Antony can continue his relationship with Cleopatra without hindrance, but Antony refuses her offer because she only does it out of duty, not love;
  • During all this time, Alexas and Ventidius have been plotting, both trying to separate Antony and Cleopatra and destroy their relationship;
  • However, not long after his betrayal he admits to Cleopatra that he lied and that it was only out of love that he did so;
  • At this news Antony is shocked and realizes that his dear Cleopatra was indeed innocent and at this decides to kill himself;
  • At one point, Octavia, Antony's wife, offers herself to be left somewhere and forgotten so that Antony can continue his relationship with Cleopatra without hindrance, but Antony refuses her offer because she only does it out of duty, not love.

Antony is greatly disturbed by the situation that he has gotten himself into and debates what his next action should be and considers who he most wants to be with. Ventidius continues to attempt to convince Antony to break off the relationship. Eventually, he achieves his objective and Antony seems determined to break off the relationship and so refuses to see Cleopatra because of the power that she holds over him.

  • Ventidius continues to attempt to convince Antony to break off the relationship;
  • However most of the people around them feel that this is best as they have both lost their good reputations and Antony has lost his family;
  • They give each other parting words and then Antony dies;
  • At this news Antony is shocked and realizes that his dear Cleopatra was indeed innocent and at this decides to kill himself.

Both lovers are in pain because of the distance that lies between them. However most of the people around them feel that this is best as they have both lost their good reputations and Antony has lost his family.

All For Love

At one point, Octavia, Antony's wife, offers herself to be left somewhere and forgotten so that Antony can continue his relationship with Cleopatra without hindrance, but Antony refuses her offer because she only does it out of duty, not love.

Finally, Antony chooses Dolabella, his greatest friend, to tell Cleopatra that their relationship must end.

  • They give each other parting words and then Antony dies;
  • At one point, Octavia, Antony's wife, offers herself to be left somewhere and forgotten so that Antony can continue his relationship with Cleopatra without hindrance, but Antony refuses her offer because she only does it out of duty, not love.

However, Dolabella has secretly been in love with Cleopatra and initially betrays his friend, trying to make Cleopatra angry at Antony. However, not long after his betrayal he admits to Cleopatra that he lied and that it was only out of love that he did so. During all this time, Alexas and Ventidius have been plotting, both trying to separate Antony and Cleopatra and destroy their relationship.

all for love (summary)

Ventidius, seeing that Dolabella is alone with Cleopatra reports to Antony that the two had an affair, this infuriates Antony and he threatens both his best friend and his lover. Alexas during all this is creating a scheme of his own and tells Antony that because of his harsh accusations against her, Cleopatra has killed herself.

At this news Antony is shocked and realizes that his dear Cleopatra was indeed innocent and at this decides to kill himself. Antony asks that Ventidius kill him in order to reconcile with Caesar.

  1. Both lovers are in pain because of the distance that lies between them.
  2. At one point, Octavia, Antony's wife, offers herself to be left somewhere and forgotten so that Antony can continue his relationship with Cleopatra without hindrance, but Antony refuses her offer because she only does it out of duty, not love.
  3. Antony is greatly disturbed by the situation that he has gotten himself into and debates what his next action should be and considers who he most wants to be with.

In a desperate attempt to prove to Antony that he was completely loyal during the time that he served under him, Ventidius kills himself instead of killing Antony. Seeing this Antony falls on his own sword. They give each other parting words and then Antony dies.

All For Love Book Summary and Study Guide

Cleopatra, at the thought of living without her love, decides to follow him into the next dimension and so kills herself in his presence. Her servants then kill themselves as the guards arrive to capture Cleopatra presumably under Caesar's orders.

  1. At this news Antony is shocked and realizes that his dear Cleopatra was indeed innocent and at this decides to kill himself.
  2. Antony is greatly disturbed by the situation that he has gotten himself into and debates what his next action should be and considers who he most wants to be with. Seeing this Antony falls on his own sword.
  3. However most of the people around them feel that this is best as they have both lost their good reputations and Antony has lost his family.
  4. However most of the people around them feel that this is best as they have both lost their good reputations and Antony has lost his family.