Oedipus - Greek Tragedy: Oedipus the King Aristotle’s...

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Unformatted text preview: Greek Tragedy: Oedipus the King Aristotle’s Poetics Aristotle’s Tragedy: “an imitation of action that Is serious, complete, and possessing magnitude…and effecting through pity and fear the cartharsis of such emotions.” Reversal Reversal “a change from one state of affairs to its exact opposite.” Anagnorisis or Recognition Anagnorisis or Recognition “A change from ignorance to knowledge” Tragic Hero “not pre­eminent in virtue and justice, and yet…does not fall into misfortune through vice or depravity, but falls because of some mistake.” Oedipus the King Oedipus the King 1984 Movie Production http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7caIrzZuMw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaGRj9mUEO Video: 5th Century Greek Theater Video: 5 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQOPFxuiaWQ Video: Sophocles Video: Sophocles http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmBDfl9YJY4 ...
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