| Quote #10
O, let me teach you how to knit again
After Rome has been nearly destroyed by Titus's blood feud with Tamora, Marcus calls for unity. What's interesting is that Marcus uses the same body politic metaphor we saw in the play's first scene (see above). Here Marcus says he'd like to see Rome's "broken limbs" united again in "one body" under a new leader. When Lucius is named emperor in the moments that follow, he picks up on Marcus's metaphor and promises to "heal" Rome's injuries.