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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catharsis

Catharsis is the purification and purgation of emotions—particularly pity and fear —through art ... Catharsis is a term in dramatic art that describes the effect of tragedy (or ... Plato argued that the most common forms of artistic mimesis were designed to evoke from an audience powerful emotions such as pity, fear, and ridicule ...

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According to Aristotle what emotions should the audience feel during a tragedy? ... According to Aristotle tragedy works by purging the audience of pity and fear ...

www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/a/agamemnon-the-choephori-and-the-eumenides/critical-essay/aristotle-on-tragedy

According to Aristotle, tragedy has six main elements: plot, character, diction, thought ... Since the aim of a tragedy is to arouse pity and fear through an alteration in the ... whom the audience can identify and whose fate can trigger these emotions. ... Empire and dominated the composition of tragedy in western Europe during ...

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Aristotle's ideas about tragedy were based on this belief. Aristotle's Definition ... in a dramatic rather than narrative form; with incidents arousing pity and fear, wherewith to accomplish a catharsis of these emotions.” 1. “the imitation ... must stick to the one issue; otherwise, the audience will get lost in the plot. 2. “in appropriate ...

academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/english/melani/cs6/tragedy.html

Mar 12, 2009 ... The classic discussion of Greek tragedy is Aristotle's Poetics. ... He continues, " Tragedy is a form of drama exciting the emotions of pity and fear. ... The writer presents "incidents arousing pity and fear, wherewith to interpet its ... In order for the tragic hero to arouse these feelings in the audience, he cannot ...

condor.depaul.edu/dsimpson/tlove/comic-tragic.html

According to Aristotle (who speculates on the matter in his Poetics), ancient comedy .... A true tragedy should evoke pity and fear on the part of the audience. ... effects "the catharsis of these emotions"--in effect arrousing pity and fear only to  ...

www.enotes.com/homework-help/how-does-play-oedipus-king-provide-catharsis-what-253266

Apr 10, 2011 ... ... used by Aristotle to describe emotional release of the feelings of pity ... fear experienced by the audience at the end of a successful tragedy, ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/97705/what-is-the-meaning-of-catharsis-in-a-tragedy

Jan 12, 2013 ... So Aristotle is presumably claiming that tragedy arouses pity and fear in order to ' purge' them and restore emotional balance to the hearers.

www.gradesaver.com/oedipus-rex-or-oedipus-the-king/study-guide/oedipus-and-aristotle

According to Aristotle, a tragedy must be an imitation of life in the form of a ... A good tragedy will evoke pity and fear in its viewers, causing the viewers ... through the gamut of these strong emotions will leave viewers feeling elated, ... The audience knows the outcome of the story already, but the hero does ...