Titus Andronicus Play Analysis

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Many people have criticized Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, as a brutal and bloodthirsty play. Since it contains graphic scenes such as, stabbing, rape, and even butchering it is understandable as to why many critics would find this play distasteful. By looking beyond the rough patches there is plenty of love and affection that is displayed throughout the play. For instance, Tamora, the queen of Goths, seeks revenge for her son's death by inflicting heinous crimes against Titus's family, consequently, Titus In the beginning of the play, Tamora is seen begging on her knees to Titus as he begins to murder her first born son, Alarbus. The love for her son has fueled her desire to plot for revenge against Titus and his family for their wrongdoing.

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