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It is worth noting that some scholars believe the "flaw" was intended by Aristotle as a necessary  corollary of his requirement that the hero should not be a completely admirable man.  Harmartia  would thus be the factor that delimits the protagonist's imperfection and keeps him on a human  plane, making it possible for the audience to sympathize with him. This view tends to give the "flaw"  an ethical definition but relates it only to the spectators' reactions to the hero and does not increase  its importance for interpreting the tragedies. The remainder of the  Poetics  is given over to examination of the other elements of tragedy and to  discussion of various techniques, devices, and stylistic principles. Aristotle mentions two features of  the plot, both of which are related to the concept of  harmartia,  as crucial components of any well- made tragedy. These are "reversal" (
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