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Unformatted text preview: 9-3-10TragedyoMakes a special statement about human fallibilityTragic VisionoOedipusConcerned with seeking meaning and justice in an ordered worldoAll My SonsConcerned with humanits helpless protest against an irrational worldRecap from 9-1-10oEuripedesoSatyr PlayTragic Realization/CatharsisoHero alone and willful asserts his or her intellect and energy against the ultimate mysteries of an imperfect worldoSee slide for extended infooPeripeteia or ReverasalHero gets what want but what want turns out to be destructiveTragedyoAristotle says its imp that hero of tragedy not be too perfect, someoneoModern heroAverage JoeGreek Drama characteristics (4)Know peripeteia, anagnorisis, catharsisPurpose passion and perceptiono3 examplesSophoclesoWriting is really tight???oComplex indiciduals in his playsoStructureSupremely elegant skillRising action of complication.Rising action of complication....
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- Spring '08