titus andronicus shakespeare club 2015
Titus AndronicusLiberty High School Shaksepeare Club 2015
Themes and Ideas
Globe Theater Trailer
Titus (1999 Movie Trailer)
Titus In Performance
Tamara begs for her son.
Characters- Saturnine and Bassianus
Characters- Aaron the Moor
“Look, thy foes are bound.”
“I Shall Play the Cook”
Is this play too violent?
In the 17th and 18th centuries, people hated this play, calling it too violent, too ridiculous, and not fit for decent society. However, in the 20th century it slowly became more and more popular. Why? Polish audiences of the 20s and 30s thought it was totally realistic.Many critics nowadays compare the play to Quentin Tarintino, citing how both writers have horrific and yet humorous depictions of violence in their works.
1. What was your favorite scene?2. Who was your favorite character?3. Do you think Titus is crazy? If so, what event in
the play drove him crazy?4. Does this play have a hero?5. Will Lucius be a good emperor, or just as bad as
Saturnine?6. Does Titus have a tragic flaw?7. Does this play remind you of something in your
life or something you’ve seen on the news?