Besides King Lear, which plays are considered Shakespeare's tragedies?

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It's interesting to note that, typically, high schools choose to only teach his tragedies during course work.  A student may finish high school having read R&J, JC, and either Hamlet or Macbeth and have never been introduced to any comedies.  Many attriubute this to the fact that the Bard's comedies...

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It's interesting to note that, typically, high schools choose to only teach his tragedies during course work.  A student may finish high school having read R&J, JC, and either Hamlet or Macbeth and have never been introduced to any comedies.  Many attriubute this to the fact that the Bard's comedies are rooted more in pun and meaning, than the "hit to the groin" comedy that most students seem to prefer.

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Shakespeare had three basic categories for his plays:  Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.  The tragedies generally record many deaths within the five acts of the play.  The most famous of them include:  Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Othello, King Lear, and Romeo and Juliet.  Other tragedies are listed as:  Antony and Cleopatra, CoriolanusTimon of Athens, and Titus Andronicus.

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They are as follows: Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Othello, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, Timon of Athens, and Titus Andronicus.

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