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english 1ab - Tolman 1 Elana Tolman Mr. Couch English 132...

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Tolman 1 Elana Tolman Mr. Couch English 132 11/3/06 Plato and Sidney In the collection of books from Plato’s R epublic and in Sir Philip Sidney The Defense of Poesy both of these writers talk about the pros and the cons of several issues that they feel strongly about, each has a different view of each topic. Plato and Sidney both talk about some major ideas three of which are comedy, tragedy, and art. Plato sees most of these issues as not useful and that all of these ideas should be ban. Sidney however makes it clear that we should use all of these things in society and that these ideas are useful. Both Plato and Sidney make good point about each topic and they are both able to give good reason behind their point of view. The main difference between Plato and Sidney is that Plato is an idealist and Sidney is practical. “Comedy is the first idea that these two philosophers debated upon.” Comedy is what makes people laugh. It is when you make some one feel good inside and makes them forget
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