Questions tagged [coriolanus]

Questions about the tragedy Coriolanus, written by William Shakespeare. Should be tagged with [william-shakespeare].

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Why does Coriolanus describe the common people as many-headed?

Coriolanus describes the people and tribunes as many-headed in multiple instances. "[H]e himself stuck not to call us the many-headed / multitude" (2.3.16-17). Here the citizens discuss ...