Titus Andronicus

by

William Shakespeare

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Titus Andronicus Symbols

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The White Robe

In Act One, Scene One, Marcus presents Titus with a white robe and asks him to don it as emperor. In ancient Rome, it was the custom for those seeking political office to wear a… (read full symbol analysis)

The Hunt

The Andronicus family goes hunting with Bassianus, Saturninus, and Lavinia in Act 2, Scene 3. However, it is Bassianus, Lavinia, and the rest of the Andronicus family that end up being preyed upon… (read full symbol analysis)

The Body

Titus Andronicus is filled with tortured, dismembered, disfigured, and hurt bodies. In addition to Lavinia, who is raped and has her tongue and hands cut off, Titus loses one of his hands, and the… (read full symbol analysis)