Tragedy (Aristotle's definition)
Must star a tragic hero and he must have a catharsis to realize his wrong doings
Better than average person and is neither 100% good or bad, making him relatable to humans. Every tragedy has one of these
It is a group of actors who comment (by speaking or singing) in unison on the action in a classical Greek play. it includes the Strophe and Anistrophe
a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
a tragic flaw
Writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meaning and is usually meant to be imaginative and vivid.
language that appeals to the senses
a statement that contradicts itself
grouping together different words that have a similar meaning to make a point
using two words to describe one thing metaphorically (ex. whale-road= sea)
letters of the viking alphabet
repetition of initial consonant sounds
a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds, always has a metaphorical or real journey to hell, hero either dies or learns something important, generally invokes the muses, begins "en media res"
The telling of one's own achievements during a celebration, a "formal brag"
a society in which all of the warriors live together and do all they can to protect and fight for their king. If they give the king something, he will give them something in return
a fine, the amount paid by the wrongdoer to the family of the person he or she had injured or killed; translates as "money for a man"
a punishment that relates back to the sin originally comitted