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Tragic Hero
Character that has noble attributes but one fatal flaw
Hamartia
tragic flaw
Hubris
Lack of important quality
Anagnoris
When the character realizes his mistake
Peripetia
The sudden reversal of fortune in a story, play, or any narrative in which there is an observable change in direction.
Epiphany
revelation of such power and insight that it alters the entire world-view of the thinker who experiences it
tragedy
A serious play in which the chief figures, by some peculiarity of character, pass through a series of misfortunes leading to a final, devastating catastrophe.
Prologue
either the action or a set of introductory speeches before the first entry (parados) of the chorus.
Episode
scene involving the actors rather than the chorus, or sections of such scenes in a Classical Greek tragedy.