English 4W Week 4, Lecture 7

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English 4W Week 4 Lecture 7 English 4W Lecture Notes for Week 4, Lecture 7 Alice Henton’s Lecture 08/24/2010 Terms Drama 1 Hubris 1 Harmartia 1 Foil 1 Genre Meaning 1 Types of Dramatic Genres 1 Reading Drama Reading a Script 1 What is a Script? 1 The Crucible Background 2 John Proctor 2 Themes 2 Props 2 Writing Tone 3 Persuasive Writing 3 Kelly Bowers 08/24/2010 1
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English 4W Week 4 Lecture 7 Terms Drama -Drama is a form of composition designed for performance Hubris -From Aristotle’s Poetics : “Overweening pride” -An act of defiance or crossing boundaries Harmartia -From Aristotle’s Poetics : “Tragic flaw” or “tragic error” -How the hero (or sometimes another character) of a tragedy comes to grief Foil -A character who serves as a contrast with another illuminating or emphasizing certain characteristics Genre Meaning -A genre is a “category” -Genre is one of the original points of literary theory -It is included as early as Aristotle’s early literary analysis Types of Dramatic Genres
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