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Aristotle's Definition of a tragic figure etc

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Aristotle's definition of a tragic figure
Character must be a person of stature
Aristotle's definition of a tragic figure
Character must neither be totally good or totally evil
Aristotle's definition of a tragic figure
An error of judge or a weakness in character causes the misfortune
Aristotle's definition of a tragic figure
the character must be responsible for tragic events.
Aristotle's definition of a tragic figure
Action involves a change in fortune from happiness to misery
Elements of tragedy
Subject is serious
Elements of tragedy
Tragic hero is of noble birth and displays a nobility of spirit
Elements of tragedy
Protaganists pitted against forces beyond their control
Elements of tragedy
Struggles courageously until his fall
Elements of tragedy
though defeated, gains a measure of increased wisdom.