Aristotle's Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first
extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. This has been the
traditional view for centuries. H...
He says that poetic mimesis is imitation of things as they could be, not as they are
... According to Aristotle, tragedy has six main elements: plot, character, diction, ...
in the protagonist as the key factor for understanding the tragedy can lead to ...
It is also important to not that Aristotle believed that while comedy is dark,
because it laughs at ... Shakespeare added a comic element to his tragedies. ...
According to Aristotle's definition of tragedy which of the following works is a
tragedy the ...
The six main elements of tragedy according to Aristotle are plot, character,
thought, ... Aristotle believed that thought, diction, melody and spectacle were the
least... ... A: The key elements of literature are plot, setting, character, point-of-
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A tragic hero is a literary character who makes a judgment error that ... An
Aristotelian tragic hero must possess specific characteristics, five of which are
below: 1) Flaw ... was perfect we would be outraged with their fate or not care
1.3 Plato's Theory of Mimesis and Aristotle's Defence 1.3.1 Aristotle's ... 1.4.2 Six
Formative Elements of Tragedy 1.4.3 Plot and ... 1.8 Glossary of Key Terms
SIX ARISTOTELIAN ELEMENTS OF A PLAY. 1. PLOT The arrangement of events
or incidents on the stage. The plot is composed of “clearly defined problems for ...
Drama was not invented by Aristotle. In fact, he used ... Aristotle's ideas about
tragedy were based on this belief. ... The last four elements (Thought, Diction,
Melody, and Spectacle) are the least important, but Aristotle felt they must be
This chapter opens with Aristotle's famous definition of tragedy: ... kinds being
found in separate parts of the play; in the form of action, 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 components of a
Apr 11, 2011 ... Aristotle's definition, terms, and general overview. ... the acts of tragedies and
made fun Hubris or hybris (Greek ὕβρις), according to its ... MOST important<
Aristotle defines plot as “the arrangement of the incidents”: i.e., not ...