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Tragedy
tragic hero
tragic flaw
protagonist
antagonist
The main character who starts off good, but becomes evil
The weakness or sin that the tragic hero suffers from
The name given to the main character
The name given to the villain
tragic hero
The main character who starts off good, but becomes evil
tragic flaw
The weakness or sin that the tragic hero suffers from
17 terms
Tragedy
Hero
Hubris
diké
Chorus
A person who is admired for great or brave acts or fine quali…
An overweening pride of something
Your destiny
Mind thought of protagonist, sounding board
Hero
A person who is admired for great or brave acts or fine quali…
Hubris
An overweening pride of something
17 terms
Tragedy
actor
anagnorisis
antistrophe
catalyst
thespian/know the history
Recognition of truth about one's self and his actions; moment…
a stanza where the chorus sang and danced from left to right
A person or thing that brings about change
actor
thespian/know the history
anagnorisis
Recognition of truth about one's self and his actions; moment…
18 terms
Tragedy
tragic hero
hamartia
hubris
catharsis
A mostly virtuous literary character, usually a member of nob…
a fatal error or flaw that leads to a chain of action culmina…
excessive pride or arrogance
emotional purging that brings about a moral or spiritual rene…
tragic hero
A mostly virtuous literary character, usually a member of nob…
hamartia
a fatal error or flaw that leads to a chain of action culmina…
8 terms
Tragedy
tragic flaw (noun)
tragic hero (noun)
hubris (noun)
catharsis (noun)
the secret weakness of character that brings about a tragic h…
a person of noble birth with heroic or potentially heroic qua…
an overactive pride, arrogance
the purification of emotions through art that results in rene…
tragic flaw (noun)
the secret weakness of character that brings about a tragic h…
tragic hero (noun)
a person of noble birth with heroic or potentially heroic qua…
47 terms
Tragedy
TRAGEDY
Why is tragedy considered "the most el…
Dionysus
LENAIA
Drama in which a major character undergoes a loss but also ac…
It concentrates on the religious and cosmic aspects of the ma…
A god worshiped - who supposedly transformed human personalit…
A short Dionysiac festival held in January
TRAGEDY
Drama in which a major character undergoes a loss but also ac…
Why is tragedy considered "the most el…
It concentrates on the religious and cosmic aspects of the ma…
Tragedy
tragedy
tragic hero
tragic flaw
hubris
a play written in verse or prose that recounts an important a…
the protagonist of the play, someone who is better than the a…
defect or inconsistency in the character of the hero which, w…
literally refers to pride that is likely to offend the gods
tragedy
a play written in verse or prose that recounts an important a…
tragic hero
the protagonist of the play, someone who is better than the a…
5 terms
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Tragic flaw
Peak/Peripateia
Tragic Fall
Good person, valiant in battle
The hero usually has a weakness. They reach in a point in the…
Where events take a terrible turn ; a change of fortune
The hero compelled by their weakness and kills an element of…
Tragic Hero
Good person, valiant in battle
Tragic flaw
The hero usually has a weakness. They reach in a point in the…
10 terms
Tragedy
hamartia
peripeteia
hubris
exposition
tragic flaw
Reversal of fortune
Excessive pride
provides necessary background information about the character…
hamartia
tragic flaw
peripeteia
Reversal of fortune
5 terms
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Tragic flaw
Peak/Peripateia
Tragic Fall
Good person, valiant in battle
The hero usually has a weakness. They reach in a point in the…
Where events take a terrible turn ; a change of fortune
The hero compelled by their weakness and kills an element of…
Tragic Hero
Good person, valiant in battle
Tragic flaw
The hero usually has a weakness. They reach in a point in the…
12 terms
Tragedy
hamartia (noun)
tragic hero (noun)
hubris (noun)
catharsis (noun)
the secret weakness of character that brings about a tragic h…
a person of noble birth with heroic or potentially heroic qua…
an overactive pride, arrogance
the purification of emotions through art that results in rene…
hamartia (noun)
the secret weakness of character that brings about a tragic h…
tragic hero (noun)
a person of noble birth with heroic or potentially heroic qua…
21 terms
Tragedy
Catastrophe
Catharsis
Classical Tragedy, Romantic Tragedy, H…
Senecan Tragedy and Medieval Tragedy
In a drama a person of significance goes through a series of…
Aristotle's definition of tragedy says that the purpose of a…
Both _____ and ______ emphasize the significance of a choice…
Which two dramas were combined to produce English tragedy?
Catastrophe
In a drama a person of significance goes through a series of…
Catharsis
Aristotle's definition of tragedy says that the purpose of a…
Tragedy
What is the equation for Shakespearean…
What does hamartia mean?
What is Macbeth's hamartia?
What does tragic flaw mean?
hamartia + tragic flaw = CATASTROPHE (ACT 5)
-an initial mistake in judgement... -a conscious decision made b…
-listening/believing the witches... -believing he can be King
-a trait/passion that the tragic hero possesses
What is the equation for Shakespearean…
hamartia + tragic flaw = CATASTROPHE (ACT 5)
What does hamartia mean?
-an initial mistake in judgement... -a conscious decision made b…
Tragedy
Euripides dates
E: How many plays do we have
E: what made him special
E: what separated him
480-406
18 out of 95
represented traditional heroes as ordinary in extraordinary c…
Sympathy to other members of society
Euripides dates
480-406
E: How many plays do we have
18 out of 95
tragedy
monastery
Prohibited
Option
elope
A place where communities of monks live lives of devotion to…
forbidden by law
a thing that is or may be chosen
run away secretly with the intention of getting married
monastery
A place where communities of monks live lives of devotion to…
Prohibited
forbidden by law
Tragedy
dithyramb
Thespis
thespians
Comedy, Tragedy
What is the Greek term for the religious ritual that theatre…
What is the name of the person who stepped out of dithyramb?
What are actors called in Greek?
What are the two types of theatre defined by Aristotle in Poe…
dithyramb
What is the Greek term for the religious ritual that theatre…
Thespis
What is the name of the person who stepped out of dithyramb?
Tragedy
Hybris/Hubris
Nemesis
Arete
Ate
Hubris is extreme pride and arrogance shown by a character th…
Countermovement/"disastrous retribution. ... Nemesis is a liter…
Excellence of any kind. Contributes to hero's hubris. ... Macbe…
The eventual realization of hubris.
Hybris/Hubris
Hubris is extreme pride and arrogance shown by a character th…
Nemesis
Countermovement/"disastrous retribution. ... Nemesis is a liter…
18 terms
Tragedy
The tragic hero
Tragic hero
Tragedy
Act 1
This person must be one of great suffering
Has one tragic flaw that causes their demise
Purifies and cleanses the emotions of the audience
Exposition
The tragic hero
This person must be one of great suffering
Tragic hero
Has one tragic flaw that causes their demise
11 terms
Tragedy
Aristotle
Aristotle's tragic hero/heroine
Spectacle
Aristotle's Tragedy (1)
Plot... Character... Diction... Thought... Spectacle... Song
Hamartia - fatal flaw... High position to fall from (e.g. a King…
The Dragon Chariot (Medea)
Plot
Aristotle
Plot... Character... Diction... Thought... Spectacle... Song
Aristotle's tragic hero/heroine
Hamartia - fatal flaw... High position to fall from (e.g. a King…
11 terms
Tragedy
Popular notion of tragedy
Universal themes and archetypal motifs
Characteristics of tragedy
Tragic emotions
calamity, represents in life, not literature
-Search for self... -Loss of innocence... -Self-sacrifice... -Need for…
-Serious and complete... -Involves a reversal of situations... -Inv…
-Pity... -Awe... -Terror
Popular notion of tragedy
calamity, represents in life, not literature
Universal themes and archetypal motifs
-Search for self... -Loss of innocence... -Self-sacrifice... -Need for…
7 terms
Tragedy
The good old man
Rival shadow
Innocent girl
Temptress
Older then hero authirity
Same level as hero opposite dark
Herod victim fails to sway hero to light
Dark equal to hero leads hero on
The good old man
Older then hero authirity
Rival shadow
Same level as hero opposite dark
Tragedy
Shakespearean tragedy
1st in pattern
2nd in pattern
3rd in pattern
drama feat. a protagonist engaged in a morally significant st…
at the beginning, smthn happens that disrupts normal order of…
chaos/disorder in society results
extreme emotions get involved
Shakespearean tragedy
drama feat. a protagonist engaged in a morally significant st…
1st in pattern
at the beginning, smthn happens that disrupts normal order of…
Tragedy
tragic hero
hubris
harmartia
ate
a literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a…
exaggerated self pride or self-confidence (overbearing pride)…
Literally translated, a hamartia is a "fatal flaw." In Greek…
The blind recklessness frequently displayed by tragic heroes.…
tragic hero
a literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a…
hubris
exaggerated self pride or self-confidence (overbearing pride)…
9 terms
Tragedy
Catastrophe
Catharsis
Hamartia
Hubris
Final event, protagonist overthrows and dies
Purging in the audience of the emotions of pity and fear. "Th…
(Tragic flaw) capacity of the tragic hero to make a disastrou…
Arrogance, pride
Catastrophe
Final event, protagonist overthrows and dies
Catharsis
Purging in the audience of the emotions of pity and fear. "Th…
12 terms
Tragedy
A C Bradley, Cleo
A C Bradley, Cleo d
A C Bradley, inward
A C Bradley, whos
Cleo is tragic hero (whole final act to herself)
Cleo destroys Antony
Hero is torn by an inward struggle
Who's tragedy is it
A C Bradley, Cleo
Cleo is tragic hero (whole final act to herself)
A C Bradley, Cleo d
Cleo destroys Antony
Tragedy
Origins of Tragedy
Tragedy, or tragoedia
Festival of Dionysos
Costumes
• Greek theater began in Athens... and originated with a religio…
"goat song" and is associated... with the satyrs, or the wild ha…
• In the theater, tragedians would... present three tragedies an…
• Only men were allowed to... perform in these tragedies, and... mo…
Origins of Tragedy
• Greek theater began in Athens... and originated with a religio…
Tragedy, or tragoedia
"goat song" and is associated... with the satyrs, or the wild ha…
11 terms
Tragedy
Tradegy
Tragic charact
Hamartia
Hubris
Drama where a high-ranked character is brought to a disastrou…
The protagonist who is unwilling to give up in the face of a…
The flawed action that results to the characters downfall
Excessive pride ;most common flaw
Tradegy
Drama where a high-ranked character is brought to a disastrou…
Tragic charact
The protagonist who is unwilling to give up in the face of a…
24 terms
Tragedy
Anagnorisis
Arete
catharsis
chthonic
the moment of recognition in a tragedy, movement form ignoran…
Excellence particular to one thing
emotional purgation felt by the audience of a tragedy
underground world; the subconcious; the mythic dimension; the…
Anagnorisis
the moment of recognition in a tragedy, movement form ignoran…
Arete
Excellence particular to one thing
19 terms
tragedy
1st in diagram
2nd in diagram
3rd in diagram
4th in diagram
exposition
exciting force
rising action
climax
1st in diagram
exposition
2nd in diagram
exciting force
7 terms
Tragedy
catharsis
tragedy explores a mans relationship w…
tragic flaw
hamartia
the cleansing of tragic emotions
himself society supernatural the universe
too much of a human emotion leads to downfall
the characters mistake that leads to downfall
catharsis
the cleansing of tragic emotions
tragedy explores a mans relationship w…
himself society supernatural the universe
14 terms
Tragedy
Popular distinctions between comedy an…
Typical ending for comedy
Typical ending for tragedy
First great drama theorist
Comedy is funny, tragedy is sad. Comedy has a happy ending, t…
Marriage.
Death.
Aristotle. 384-324 BC. He wrote a discussion of tragedy in Po…
Popular distinctions between comedy an…
Comedy is funny, tragedy is sad. Comedy has a happy ending, t…
Typical ending for comedy
Marriage.
24 terms
Tragedy
Tragedy
Dionisia
Arion
Thespis: the father of Acting
"Trados" = Goat Song... Any work of literature, especially drama…
Greater - vernal equinox... Lesser - autumnal equinox
Improvisational art form -> Composed art form... Introduced Satyrs
Introduced first actor (dialogue)
Tragedy
"Trados" = Goat Song... Any work of literature, especially drama…
Dionisia
Greater - vernal equinox... Lesser - autumnal equinox
Tragedy
tragedy
tragoidia
sparagmos
entheos
the imitation of an action that is serious and also, as havin…
the ritual sacrifice of goats to the gods
dismemberment rite of the goats
communion with god
tragedy
the imitation of an action that is serious and also, as havin…
tragoidia
the ritual sacrifice of goats to the gods
6 terms
tragedy
Aristotle's tragedy
Tragedy
Serious
complete and possesses
depicts the downfall of a noble hero... usually through some com…
the artist does not copy the world... the artist imitates or rep…
raises and purifies pity and fear... serious in a moral, psychol…
not just a series of episodes but a clear beginning middle an…
Aristotle's tragedy
depicts the downfall of a noble hero... usually through some com…
Tragedy
the artist does not copy the world... the artist imitates or rep…
Tragedy
Story
Ending
Protagonist
Goals
universal theme
unhappy, inevitable
average/noble
failure to achieve
Story
universal theme
Ending
unhappy, inevitable
15 terms
Tragedy
Tragedy (literature)
Themes/motifs
Tragedy components
Verisimilitude
Destruction of the beautiful, innocent, or virtuous
Search for self, loss of innocence, self sacrifice, need for…
Reversal of situations, complication + unraveling, scenes of…
Feels real, audience can relate to character
Tragedy (literature)
Destruction of the beautiful, innocent, or virtuous
Themes/motifs
Search for self, loss of innocence, self sacrifice, need for…
17 terms
Tragedy
Hamartia
Hubris
Pathos
Anagnorisis
A flaw or weakness
excessive pride or arrogance
a sense of pity or fear
revelation or recognition (a change from ignorance to awarene…
Hamartia
A flaw or weakness
Hubris
excessive pride or arrogance
38 terms
Tragedy
Tragedy
Dionysus
Lenaia
City Dionysia
major characters undergoes a loss but also achieves illuminat…
God worshipped by Athens who freed people from care and grief…
short religious celebration held in January in worship of god…
weekend long event/religious celebration of god in March/Apri…
Tragedy
major characters undergoes a loss but also achieves illuminat…
Dionysus
God worshipped by Athens who freed people from care and grief…
6 terms
Tragedy
hamartia
hubris
anagnoresis
pathos
fatal flaw
an overwhelming pride
a clear moment of horrible discovery when the tragic hero rea…
the audience feels for the character, building empathy and an…
hamartia
fatal flaw
hubris
an overwhelming pride
Tragedy
Hamartia
Used in tragedy ... Ex. Hubris
+Catasprophe
+Used in tragedy
A characters tragic flaw
A negative characteristic of the hero that contributes to the…
A change or reversal of fortune (hero's ultimate suffering)
Simpler plots may have only a catastrophe... When the events and…
Hamartia
A characters tragic flaw
Used in tragedy ... Ex. Hubris
A negative characteristic of the hero that contributes to the…
38 terms
Tragedy
Poetics
1st AD
oral
Dionysus
a document that describes and criticizes tragedy poem (5th ce…
Time when tragedy was created and performed
Tragedy was poetry that was completely ____
Tragedy was a celebrated act and was acted out to appease the…
Poetics
a document that describes and criticizes tragedy poem (5th ce…
1st AD
Time when tragedy was created and performed
Tragedy
prolouge
parados
episode
choral ode
introduction
song sung by chorous
when (many) charachters speak to e/o
chorous dance/sing
prolouge
introduction
parados
song sung by chorous
Tragedy
Aristotle
Mimesis
Peripeta
Anagnorisis
Wrote poetics the rules of tragedy
The imitation if reality
A sudden change in forture
A moment of discovery
Aristotle
Wrote poetics the rules of tragedy
Mimesis
The imitation if reality
11 terms
tragedy
tragedy
protagonist
catharsis
five elements of tragedy
a drama that gives stye audience an experience of catharsis.
a person of nobility; makes a moral decision that influences…
a purification or purging of emotions. the terror and pity fe…
1. prologue... 2.parados... 3.episode... 4. stasimon... 5. exodus (please…
tragedy
a drama that gives stye audience an experience of catharsis.
protagonist
a person of nobility; makes a moral decision that influences…
Tragedy
Aristotle
Oedipus the King by Sophocles
Tragic Hero
Closeness
Author that defined tragedy
Regarded as the epitome of tragedy
A person of nobility (social or moral) used to be social, now…
Reader should feel a _________ to the tragic hero
Aristotle
Author that defined tragedy
Oedipus the King by Sophocles
Regarded as the epitome of tragedy
Tragedy
Catharsis
Tragic Flaw
Tragic Hero
hubris
a cleansing
a trait ("some vicious mole of nature") possessed by the trag…
a protagonist who possesses a quality("some vicious more of n…
excessive pride
Catharsis
a cleansing
Tragic Flaw
a trait ("some vicious mole of nature") possessed by the trag…
7 terms
tragedy
hamartia
hubris
perpetia
anagnorisis
tragic flaw
extreme pride
reversal of fortune
recognition of hidden truth
hamartia
tragic flaw
hubris
extreme pride
Tragedy
Missing the mark... Pity and fear ... An ac…
three unities
time
place
tragedy
time, place, and action
has to be quick
one central location ... undistracted from different settings
Missing the mark... Pity and fear ... An ac…
tragedy
three unities
time, place, and action
tragedy
Fate
Free Will
Hamartia
Peripeteia
the idea that the hero's outcome is determined by a higher po…
the idea that the hero's outcome is determined by his own cho…
this is the tragic flaw that leads to the characters downfall
this is the reversal of fortune brought about by the tragic f…
Fate
the idea that the hero's outcome is determined by a higher po…
Free Will
the idea that the hero's outcome is determined by his own cho…
13 terms
Tragedy
Plot
characters
diction
reasoning
1
2
3
4
Plot
1
characters
2
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