Key elements of the plot are reversals, recognition, and suffering. ... good—
Aristotle explains that audiences do not like, for example, villains "making ...
Aristotle calls spectacle the...
This chapter opens with Aristotle's famous definition of tragedy: ... not of narrative;
through pity and fear effecting the proper purgation of these emotions. (51).
Following his definition, Aristotle begins to introduce the six constitutive
According to Aristotle (who speculates on the matter in his Poetics), ancient
comedy ... Accurate or not, the linking of the origins of comedy to some sort of
phallic .... we can derive the following general definition: Tragedy depicts the
downfall of ...
Apr 11, 2011 ... Aristotle's definition, terms, and general overview. ... tragedies and made fun
Hubris or hybris (Greek ὕβρις), according to ... not the Aristotle's Ideal Plot
Structure<br /> The tragic hero must be essentially admirable and good.
ARISTOTLE & THE ELEMENTS OF TRAGEDY: English 250 ... The hero need not
die at the end, but he/she must undergo a change in fortune. .... c) "suffering" (
pathos): Also translated as "a calamity," the third element of plot is "a destructive
1.8 Glossary of Key Terms 1.9 Reading List, The ideal tragic hero, according to
Aristotle, should be, in the first place, a man of eminence. The actions of ...
Further, the hero should not only be eminent but also basically a good man,
though not absolutely virtuous. ... In this context Aristotle begins by the following
According to Aristotle, a tragedy must be an imitation of life in the form of a ... In
Oedipus's case, he is superior not only because of social standing, but also ...
What is key to remember in analyzing this opening section of the play is the first ...
According to Aristotle, tragedy came from the efforts of poets to present men ...
First, an epic poem does not use song or spectacle to achieve its cathartic effect.
According to Aristotle, there are six constituent parts of a tragedy: Plot, ... 'action';
and according to the definition, 'A tragedy is the imitation of action' not of men ...
that some other things, either by necessity, or as a rule but has nothing following.
Jun 5, 2012 ... Glossary of Key Terms .... Since Aristotle, in Europe tragedy has never been a
drama of despair, .... 3)Say whether the following statement is true or false: ...
According to Aristotle metre/verse alone is not the distinguishing feature of ....
among the six formative elements, the plot is the most important element.