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Advantages: Clever study of political intrigue, an eternal theme
Disadvantages: Hero is difficult to identify with and understand

Gripping tragedy on the grand scale set in ancient Rome. Coriolanus, the hero of the title, is a succesful general who seeks political power in the wake of the departure of the Tarquin kings. Shakespeare largely based his tale on the writings of Pluta ...

snowbird123 15.09.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Coriolanus - William Shakespeare

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