Oedipus and elements

Oedipus and elements - Sudden reversal Anagnorisis: moment...

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6/14/11 Sophocles Oedipus the King
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6/14/11 Aristotle’s Poetics (330 B.C.) Plot Character Thought Diction Music Spectacle
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6/14/11 Aristotle’s Poetics Memesis: plays and actors strive to imitate life Hamar tia: a character’s flaw or error (literally “missing the mark”) Peripeteiai:
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Unformatted text preview: Sudden reversal Anagnorisis: moment of recognition 6/14/11 Past vs. Present Past events compete with present action to form the plot of Oedipus the King . Emphasis on revelation of the past directs attention to the realm of language rather than to the onstage action...
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course ENGL 284 taught by Professor Wray during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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