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The Voilence of "Titus Andronicus"

Summary: "Titus Andronicus" was William Shakespeare's first play. It's about the feud between a Roman general and the Queen of the Goths. There is so much violence in the play that it comes across as humorous.
William Shakespeare made is debut as a playwright with his work titled Titus Andronicus. The stage is set with Titus Andronicus, a Roman General, having just returned from war. He returns with only four out of the twenty-five sons that left with him. He has captured Tamora, Queen of the Goths, her three sons, and Aaron the Moor. In obedience to Roman rituals, Titus sacrifices her eldest son in retribution to his own dead sons. This act fuels Tamora's unending hatred and sets the stage for revenge. What follows is a hilarious chain of events that eventually ends up with almost every character dead.

This play had quite a few characters in interesting roles. We have Titus, the Roman general, who tries to be as loyal as possible to his country, as the tragic hero of this play. Despite his staunch reverence for traditions, he...

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