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17 Cards in this Set

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Recognition
Anagnorisis
Necessity
Ananke
Complete liberation from emotions and affection
Apatheia
A unified day, place, action
Aristoltle's "unities"
Purging of pity and fear
Catharsis
Public teacher of wisdom preaching “holy truths”
Demodidaskolos
"god from the machine"
Deus ex machina
Justice
Dikaiosyne
Greek God who inspired orgiastic celebrations that found their way into early Greek drama; an agricultural and resurrection deity, God of wine and life power
Dionysus
wrong act that leads people to a tragic end
Humartia
Excessive ambition or pride
Hubris
Imitation
Mimesis
Fate
Moira
Progress of the tragic characters leads to a reversal
Peripeteia
The virtue of self-control
Sophrosyne
"goat song"
Tragedy
Conflict, dramatic confrontation
Agon