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  • The Hobbit Literary Analysis Essay

    Whether it is because of the well written story, the amazing actors who brought the story to life, the protagonist and his flaws, or something else altogether. This tale does, however, fit all the requirements for a tragedy according to Poetics. It has a protagonist, it invokes catharsis and pathos, the protagonist has a tragic flaw, and he has a great downfall before the end of the tale. Because of this, The Hobbit is not only a good tragedy, but simply a good…

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  • Greek Tragedy In Aristotle's Oedipus Rex

    This move was presented well enough for audience members to be overly involved through their emotions. The interesting thing about this movie is that it is not just the protagonist the audiences experiences catharsis for, but there are in fact several other characters help encourage this process. Fear is experienced as Skeeter is walking through the black neighbor hoods at night, and is being integrated by Minny, and when Aibileen is being confronted by Miss Leefolt, and when Minny is being…

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  • Sophocle Oedipus And Aristotle's Definition Of Tragedy

    According to Aristotle’s definition of tragedy as it is stated by McManus (1999), tragedy is the replica of one’s actions as it is brought in a dramatic way and not narrated. It is also mentioned by him that tragedy is much more profound than history simply because history just state facts or figures of what happened during that time while tragedy exaggerates of what may happen in that certain situation. The aim of tragedy is to consummate its catharsis of such feelings like “Fear” and “Pain”.…

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  • Essay On Catharsis

    Catharsis After Tragedy: How Kambo Can Be Used to Process Difficult Events When I first heard about the tragedy of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, California, my immediate fear was for the safety of my friends in the bay area. As I learned that my friends were safe, my heart went out to the victims and their friends and family. As the smoke settled, I began to feel a sense of fear and unieasiness regarding the future of the alternative art community in Oakland. Oakland is the home…

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  • Concept Of Tragedy In Things Fall Apart By Aristotle

    Aristotle was a famous disciple of Plato who first defines fine arts and he differs with his teacher Plato in his book of Poetic. His Poetic deals with the principles of Poetic art in general and tragedy. He defines Tragedy as “an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of a certain magnitude” (Aristotle, 2017). He also constituent parts of tragedy and they are plot, characters, thought, diction, song and spectacle. The first three plot, characters and thought are the object of…

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  • Summary: The Benefits Of Music Therapy

    Aristotle believed that music had cathartic effects and could provide relief from negative emotions through catharsis. Aristotle believed that creating an ideal environment would help to achieve optimal mental and physical well-being. His theory specifically mentions that song, wine, and women, are the three necessary components to create an optimal environment for man. The idea of music as a healing influence which could affect health and behavior is as least as old as the writings of Aristotle…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between Romeo And Oedipus

    According to Aristotle, tragic heroes must acquire some qualities, including a superior stature, tragic flaws, and the ability to evoke in the audience a sense of sympathy. Oedipus in the Greek play Oedipus the King by Sophocles is described as eminent, confident, and caring. Romeo in the play The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is presented as handsome, sensitive and passionate. The two characters, although created in two ages that have a gap of two thousand years, satisfy…

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  • Hamlet: The Classic Tragic Hero

    Vincent Kim Dr. Churchill ELA 40S February 23, 2018 Hamlet Essay The classical tragic hero can be defined through examples in Aristotle’s Greek tragedies, mainly Oedipus in the Oedipus Rex Complex. Aristotle outlines the predominant elements of a classical tragic hero: The character must be multifaceted along with their hamartia, hubris, and catharsis. Tragic heroes in Senecan tragedies - otherwise, known as Shakespearean tragedies - such as Hamlet in the play of Hamlet, mutually hold a number…

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  • Catharsis In The Odyssey

    Catharsis to release strong emotions or to feel relieved. This is something that generally happens at the end of literary works. Catharsis is used to truly draw the audience into interest of the play, “It takes as its point of departure the ancient theater's notion of catharsis, which connects the impact of the dramatic plot on the audience with mental purification,” (Brynhildsvoll). Aristotle discusses this Poetics, “It follows that the plot which achieves excellence will necessarily be single…

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  • High Noon Movie Analysis

    incidents and the plot are the end at which tragedy aims, and in everything the end aimed at is of prime importance”(Poetics, Chap 6). High Noon’s end is key to the entire story. The whole plot of the movie leads towards the end with the action of the beginning and middle concerning only preparing for the end. High Noon features a denouement like the tragedies. The fight between Miller and Kane occurs and though Kane wins, it is not happy because a barn was burned down, four people died, and…

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