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Deus ex Machina
"God from the Machine." A god is lowered (usually from a crane / "mechane") to resolve the conflict which is otherwise impossible to solve. Now it means any arbitrary from of resolution.
A group of actors who stand away from the main action and and comment on it in usually general terms
play dealing with elevated, poetic style with events that depict man as the victim of destiny, yet above it. Also a serious fiction work, especially drama, that presents the downfall of the protagonist (usually better than ourselves) who through an error in judgment or weakness of character, or twist of fate, suffers defeat or death.
A semicircular greek theater, with gradually rising seats to provide better viewing and hearing for all
sometimes used with tragic flaw, it is an error in judgement or an ignorance of facts that leads to the hero's downfall or reversal of fortune, often caused by the tragic flaw
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