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Tragedy should leave us feeling...
(2)

Pity (for excess undeserved suffering)
Fear (we are also neither fully good nor fully bad, and are capable of making a mistake that leads to our suffering)

2

Hamartia

A fatal flaw leading to the downfall of the hero or heroine
They make an *error in judgement that is related to virtue* and thus triggers an action that causes intense suffering of themselves and others

3

Anagnorisis

Moment of recognition or clarity experienced by tragic protagonist

4

Connections between Doubt and the other previous plays

Doubt is the beginning of new awareness/growth
Antigone: doubt about Creon's decision - he doubts his own certainty and what he should be doing
Red: old world vs new world - doubt that the new generation will understand his art
Seeds: audience/playwright doubts faith in Percy - similar "how do I know what I know" question

5

3 ways doubt is created in the play

Evasion/Euphemism
Irony/Interpretation
Mrs Mueller and grey morality

6

Italian Sonnet

Also called Petrarchan Sonnet
Octave and sestet
Rhyme pattern: abba abba cde cde

7

English Sonnet

Shakespearean Sonnet
4 parts: 3 quatrains and a rhyming couplet
Rhyme pattern: abab cdcd efef gg

8

Tenor

The subject of the metaphor
The thing you're actually talking about

9

Vehicle

The object whose attributes are borrowed in a metaphor
The image you're drawing
The fake thing

10

Blason

Catalogue of parts of a woman usually

11

Synecdoche

Part represents the whole

12

Dactyllic

DUM da da
Ex: Merrily, metrical

13

Anapestic

da da DUM
Ex: seventeen

14

Rhythmn

The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line

15

Meter

Underlying rhythmic pattern of the line

16

Scansion

A means of describing the rhythms of poetry
Divide the line into feet, count feel, mark stressed and unstressed syllables

17

Double Dactyl poem

2 stanzas, each has 4 lines
First 3 lines are dactyllic dimeter (2 dactyls)
Last line has a trochaic and iambic foot
2 stanzas rhyme on last lines
First line is made up words
Second line is the subject of the poem

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Volta

Turn in the poem
Like between the octave and sestet