Titus Andronicus’ Fatal Flaw | Breaking Bard Episode 7

https://radiopublic.com/breaking-bard-a-ripe-good-scholar-G3DxPV/s1!3325b   “A nobler man, a braver warrior, lives not this day within the city wall” - Titus Andronicus Act I, Scene 1 Not too many people are familiar with Titus Andronicus, one of Shakespeare’s earliest plays. It is also easily Shakespeare’s goriest play. Most of the main characters die, some after horrible mutilation. A... Continue Reading →

Witches, Ghosts, and Murder Most Foul

The Best Shakespeare Scenes for Halloween Today’s the day, Halloween! It’s time for trick or treat and spooks and scares. What better way to celebrate than by reading some Shakespeare?! I know what you’re thinking “I have candy to eat. I don’t have time for Shakespeare.” Don’t be silly, of course you have time for... Continue Reading →

Titus Andronicus Act III

This Act is real emotional so the summary probably won't be very funny...sorry. Scene 1 The judges, senators, and tribunes take Titus' sons to be executed. In a long speech, Titus begs for his sons' lives. He reminds them that he fought for Rome and their safety. He begs them to pity his tears. They... Continue Reading →

Titus Andronicus Act II

Everyone in this play might be evil, or at least a pretty terrible person. Scene 1 Aaron, the Moor, is bragging about his advancement in the world because of how "close" (wink, wink) he is to Tamora. Just then, Tamora's sons, Demetrius and Chiron, bust on to the scene, swords drawn and ready to fight.... Continue Reading →

Titus Andronicus Act I

Oh man...this is going to be a doozy... Scene 1 (a.k.a. The only scene in this Act) The emperor of Rome is dead. Saturninus and Bassianus, the former emperor's sons, think that they should be emperor now. Right when they are about to really fight about it, Marcus Andronicus pops up and explains that all... Continue Reading →

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