The Presence of Titus in Our Modern Society

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Titus Andronicus is the most berated of Shakespeare's tragedies. All the debates of scholarship come into play whenever the authorship and value of this apprentice masterpiece are discussed (Cutts 59). In this essay I shall not attempt further to grace this debate but rather to state why William Shakespeare wrote this most controversial play, why it has survived for so long, what it means, and what it tries to convey to its audiences. <Tab/&…

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