The Spanish Tragedy Summary
Thomas Kyd

Everything you need to understand or teach The Spanish Tragedy by Thomas Kyd.

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The Spanish Tragedy Summary

Kyd based The Spanish Tragedy on the tragedies written by the Roman playwright Seneca, whose plays focused on murder and revenge. The emphasis was on a malignant fate that led inevitably to a bloody and horrific catastrophe.

Although The Spanish Tragedy is not performed in the early 2000s, its intricate plot, full of intrigue and even containing comic incidents, its swift-moving and sensational action, the questions it poses about the nature of justice and...

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