Dramatic Genre--THE191-1

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Dramatic Genre Definition of Terms: Theatre
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Dramatic Genre  GENRE A classification of drama related to  the kind of emotional response a 
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Dramatic Genre Tragedy Comedy Tragicomedy Melodrama
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Tragedy: Oedipus the King  Sophocles (c.485-406 BCE) OEDIPUS THE KING (OF THE ROAD) By  Daniel Nussbaum. Nussbaum, author of  PL8SPK: Vanity Plates Retell the Classics  has retold the story of Oedipus using 154 of  the more than 1 million California  personalized license plates registered with  the state's Motor Vehicles Bureau.       ONCEPON ATIME LONG AGO IN THEBES  IMKING.  OEDIPUS DAKING. LVMYMRS.   LVMYKIDS.  THEBENS THINK OEDDY  ISCOOL.  NOPROBS.      OKAY MAYBE  THEREZZ 1LITL1.  MOTHER WHERERU?  
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Definition/Purpose according to Aristotle (c. 384-322) Tragic Hero moves from prosperity to adversity and  arouses pity and fear Tragic Hero is an important person, but between moral 
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course THE 191 taught by Professor Shaw during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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