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List of tragedies• Titus Andronicus
• Romeo and Juliet• Hamlet• Othello• King Lear• Macbeth• Antony and
Cleopatra• Timon of Athens• Coriolanus• Troilus and
Shakespearean tragedy :• A five act play ending in the death of
most of the major characters.• One central figure- tragic
protagonist, who has a fatal flaw.• Insight into hope through dark
proceedings.• Death as the embodiment of defeat.• Love, jealousy, lust, revenge, hatred,
Titus Andronicus • Written in the
bloodiest work,• A cycle of revenge
between the Roman general Titus and his enemy
Romeo and Juliet• Two young "star-
cross‘ d lovers" whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families.
• Among most popular archetypal stories
HamletPrince of Denmark who exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius for murdering his father- the old King Hamlet
A Moor of Venice who kills his wife Desdemona after being tricked to suspect her having an affair.
• General Macbeth kills king Duncan of Scotland to seize the throne• Sources:
Antony and Cleopatra
Mark Antony’s affair with Cleopatra (ruler of the Roman Empire and the queen of Egypt)
Timon of Athens• About the
fortunes of an Athenian named Timon• One of his most
obscure and difficult works• Also a problem