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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS: A Retelling in Prose — Act 5, Scene 3 (Conclusion)

— 5.3 — Lucius, Marcus, and some Goths arrived in the courtyard of Titus Andronicus’ house. With them was Aaron, their prisoner. A Goth carried Aaron’s son. Lucius said, “Uncle Marcus, since my father wants me to come to Rome, … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS: A Retelling in Prose — Act 5, Scene 2

— 5.2 — Before Titus’ house, Tamora and her two sons, Demetrius and Chiron, stood. They were dressed in fantastic costumes. The disguised Tamora said, “Thus, in this strange and dark-colored costume, I will meet with Titus Andronicus, and tell … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS: A Retelling in Prose — Act 5, Scene 1

— 5.1 — Near Rome, Lucius talked to some of the Goths in his army. He said, “Proven warriors, and my faithful friends,I have received letters from great Rome,which tell how the Romans hate their Emperorand how desirous they are … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scenes 3-4

— 4.3 — Titus Andronicus had prepared several arrows by attaching letters to them. With him were Marcus Andronicus, young Lucius, Publius (Marcus’ son), and two kinsmen of the Andronici: Sempronius and Caius. They were carrying bows. Other gentlemen were … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scene 2

— 4.2 — In a room in the palace, Aaron, Demetrius, and Chiron were talking when young Lucius, with an attendant carrying a bundle, entered the room. The bundle consisted of weapons with a scroll of writing wrapped around them. … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scene 1

— 4.1 — In Titus’ garden in Rome, Lavinia ran after young Lucius, who was carrying books under his arm. Titus and Marcus entered the garden and saw them. Young Lucius dropped his books and ran to Titus and Marcus, … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scenes 1-2

— 3.1 — On a street in Rome, Martius and Quintus, guarded and with their hands tied, were being taken to the place of execution. Walking with them were Judges, Senators, and Tribunes. Titus Andronicus was begging for the lives … Continue reading

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