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.

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