Coriolanus Summary
William Shakespeare

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Coriolanus Overview

Coriolanus by William Shakespeare is a tragedy that follows the Roman general Caius Martius and his journey through the politics of Rome. His success on the battlefield yields him a place in the Roman Senate, but he is quickly ousted and banished from Rome by conspirators. He joins forces with his arch enemy Aufidius, leader of the Volscian army, and they launch an attack on Rome. Finally convinced by his mother and wife not to destroy the city; Caius is murdered by Aufidius for his betrayal.

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