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The Importance of Black Characters in William Shakespeare's Titus Andromicus and Othello
Read the scene with Titus, Lucius, Marcus, and Lavinia carefully (3.1.57.1-149). Are the responses of Titus and Lucius the same or different? (Notice that they both use "martyred" where we might expect "ravished"-lines 81 and 107)? How effective is Shakespeare in presenting this almost unspeakable grief and horror in formal language? For comparison, you might want to consider how this scene might be treated by other writers from other times (e.g., Dickens, Hemingway, Morrison).

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What are Titus and the others doing in 4.3.0.1-76? Is this a rational response to what has happened? Is it an understandable response? Note how Shakespeare uses Titus' madness and the idea of sending messages to the gods to introduce the idea of justice in its purest form in the play-another key aspect of most revenge plays. How effective is Shakespeare in introducing the theme while maintaining Titus' madness?

 

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The Clown (meaning a rustic character) in 4.3.76.1-111 is the first comic character we have seen in the play. Who does Titus think the Clown is (4.3.77-79)? How does the Clown respond (4.3.80-81)? Do Titus and the Clown ever really communicate with each other (4.3.82-92.7)? What does Titus ask the Clown to do (4.3.93-112)?


How are the brothers Bassianus and Saturninus getting along (1.1.395.1-420)? What does Titus do and how do Saturninus and Tamora respond (1.1.421-487)? Since this will be a double marriage, what does Titus propose (1.1.488-490)?


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Tamora and Lavinia become the focus in 1.1.234-294, with Saturninus promising to marry Lavinia. Whom is she betrothed to? What does that person do? What do Titus' sons do? What happens to one of the sons (Mutius)?

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