Unformatted text preview: . Tragedy
The protagonist of most classical tragedies is a tragic hero. This hero
• is noble and in many ways admirable pride • has a tragic flaw, a personal rebelliousness
failing that leads to a tragic end
jealousy Comedy A comedy is a play that ends happily. The plot usually centers on a romantic conflict.
boy meets girl boy loses girl boy wins girl Comedy
The main characters in a comedy could be anyone: nobility townspeople servants Comedy
• Comic complications always occur before the conflict is resolved. • In most cases, the play ends with a wedding....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ENG 112 taught by Professor Davehoyt during the Fall '11 term at BYU.
- Fall '11
- English Literature