LA vocabulary: tragedy
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depicts the downfall of a noble hero or heroine, usually through some combination of hubris, fate, and the will of the gods.
The tragic hero's powerful wish to achieve some goal inevitably encounters limits which the hero tries to climb above or go past. the belief we can do something we can't.
Aristotle says that the tragic hero should have a flaw and/or make some mistake.
purgation of one's emotion; expression of one's emotions through the aid of tragedy.
create awe and wonder and moves story ahead
element of the tragedy that relieves tension
important to the society so as to cause high stakes
occurs when a situation seems to developing in one direction, then suddenly "changes" to another.
The tragic figure must undergo a change in fortune. In addition, the tragic hero may achieve some revelation or recognition
Also translated as "a calamity," the third element of plot is "a destructive or painful act." or
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