Oedipus 2

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Unformatted text preview: his real parents? •  Tiresias: Apollo to ‘take care of Oedipus’ (376- 7) Aristotle on Hamar(a ‘it is clear that neither should decent men be shown changing from prosperity to adversity, as this is repugnant, nor the depraved changing from adversity to prosperity, because this is least tragic of all, since it arouses neither pity nor fear. Nor should tragedy show the very wicked person falling from prosperity to adversity…this leaves then the person in- between these cases. Such a person is someone not preeminent in virtue and jus=ce, and one who falls into adversity not through evil and depravity, but through some kind...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2014 for the course GB 191 taught by Professor Sells during the Winter '12 term at University of Michigan.

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