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Five Parts of a Greek Drama

Prologue, Parados, Paradoi, Stasima, Exodus

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Definition of a Tragedy

is the imitation of an action that is serious and also, as having magnitude, complete in itself; in language with pleasurable acces­sories, each kind brought in separately in the parts of the work; in a dramatic, not in a narrative form; with in­cidents arousing pity and fear, wherewith to accomplish its catharsis of such emotions

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The Unities

Time, Place, Action

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Parts of a Plot

Recognition, Reversal, Suffering

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Six Elements of a Tragedy

Plot, Character, Thought, Diction, Music, Spectacle

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Kinds of Recognition

Tokens or signs, contrived by the poet, through memory, through inferance

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Definition of a Tragic Hero

When someone falls from greatness to depravity because of a flaw inside themselves

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Aims of Characterization

characters should: be good and able to make good choices, true and appropriate/ rue to type, true to life, consistant

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America's Contribution

Musical Theater, Showboats, Minsteral shows, Burlesque, Vaudville

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America's Four Theater Centers

New York, Philidelphia, Boston, and Charleston