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the point in the plot especially of a tragedy at which the protagonist recognizes his or her or some other character's true identity or discovers the true nature of his or her own situation
Deus ex machina
the employment of some unexpected and improbable incident in a play in order to make things right (the sudden appearance of a god or goddess to help a mortal out of an impossible situation)
a sudden or unexpected reversal of circumstances or situation especially in a literary work
dialogue especially of altercation or dispute delivered by two actors in alternating lines
a character, usually of high birth and neither totally good nor totally evil, whose downfall is brought about by some character flaw or error in judgement
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