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9-3-10 - 9310 Tragedy o TragicVision o Oedipus o AllMySons...

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9-3-10 Tragedy o Makes a special statement about human fallibility Tragic Vision o Oedipus Concerned with seeking meaning and justice in an ordered world o All My Sons Concerned with humanit’s helpless protest against an irrational world Recap from 9-1-10 o Euripedes o Satyr Play Tragic Realization/Catharsis o Hero alone and willful asserts his or her intellect and energy against the ultimate  mysteries of an imperfect world o See slide for extended info o Peripeteia or Reverasal Hero gets what want but what want turns out to be destructive Tragedy o Aristotle says its imp that hero of tragedy not be too perfect, someone… o Modern hero Average Joe Greek Drama characteristics (4)
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Know peripeteia, anagnorisis, catharsis Purpose passion and perception o 3 examples Sophocles o Writing is really tight???
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