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  • Aristotle's Poetic In The Movie 'The Guardian'

    make a great drama. The Guardian is a movie about a young man who joins the Coast Guard and becomes a rescue swimmer. He has to overcome the loss of his closest friends that died in a car crash and be strong enough to save the lives of others who are lost at sea. Aristotle’s principles to poetics are applied to the film The Guardian through identifying with the protagonist, catharsis, and simply music. First of all, identifying with the protagonist is one application of Aristotle’s poetics that’s…

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  • Three Aspects Of Poetic Poetry In Hegel's Lyrical Poetry

    Hegel begins by describing poetry as a form that manifests ideas into concrete actuality, rather than abstract feeling (p. 960). From the inner imagination comes the formation of material in poetry–but this material is not made poetic by being harboured in ideas, but that it is being harboured in an artistic imagination. Here, Hegel defines the artistic imagination as to keep the abstract universality of thought separate from the sensuously concrete objects. Poetry employs language as an…

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  • Bachelard Poetics Of Space

    Gaston Bachelard, in his influential book, The Poetics of Space discusses the idea that a person’s house is their ‘first universe’ and that the various dwellings we inhabit over the course of our lives have a lasting impact on our memories and spatial perception. He writes of the differing tonality in memories we have of home and those of the outside world – the result of a home’s main purpose, to shelter daydreaming. The emotions that Bachelard writes about, however, tend to be overwhelmingly…

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  • Theme Of Poetic Justice In Macbeth

    Analytical Essay: Poetic Justice in Macbeth The Tragedy of Macbeth, authored by William Shakespeare, uses several techniques to elucidate what poetic justice is in a story. Simply with logic being rewarded or corruption being punished by an act closely relatable to a character’s own conduct. Shakespeare used this technique, in addition to many others, including the slaying of Macbeth, Macduff finding peace over his family’s murder and Lady Macbeth’s role in convincing Macbeth to slay the king. …

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  • Catharsis In Antigone: The First Rule Of Greek Tragedy

    What are Aristotle’s five rules that are necessary to a tragedy? The play Antigone by Sophocles is considered a tragedy. There are five rules created by Aristotle that classify a tragedy. All plays must have catharsis, a tragic hero, a change in fortune within a character, must be poetic, and happen in one location, in one day, and it is all closely related. Two main characters are the king Creon and a girl named Antigone. Antigone is a tragedy because it exhibits and follows all five of…

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  • Johnny Cash Poetic Techniques

    also allows for the audience to relate back to the previous line what they had just heard. An example of this would be “He called my name and my heart stood still / When he said, “John go do My will” (16-17). The rhyme at the end of each of these lines gives the listener a rhythm to go on as well as a familiar sound to return to. Another important aspect to this song that includes rhyme scheme is because it allows for the song to have structure. The rhyming gives the listener something to go…

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  • The Duchess Tragedy

    The Tragedy of the Duchess: (A poetic critic of the film The Duchess according to Poetics by Aristotle) Aristotelian poetics captures deep insights into humans and our expression of deep emotions. As I watched The Duchess I was able to relate Aristotle’s definitions of tragedy to this film. The movie’s protagonist is Georgina. In the beginning of the movie she becomes engaged to the Duke of Devonshire. A very prestigious match, that allows Georgina to move up socially. This sets up the…

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  • Analysis Of On Misunderstanding The Oedipus Rex

    In Section I of “On Misunderstanding the Oedipus Rex,” E. R. Dodds refutes the moralizing interpretation of Aristotle 's hamartia. Dodds started by dispelling the scholars, Victorian Critics misconception about Aristotle 's hamartia. In his first paragraph, Dodds from the 13th chapter of the poetics, has made clear of Aristotle 's interpretation. Aristotle believes that Oedipus falls into misfortune because of some serious αμαρτία [hamartia].According to Victorian critics, Oedipus misfortune was…

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  • The Hobbit Literary Analysis Essay

    What Stories Are Made Of: A Critique of ‘The Hobbit’ Using Poetics. When asked what it is that makes a good story there are varying opinions. Regardless of what kind of story you like there are certain aspects about the stories that you like, or do not like, and that is why you return to that genre or author for more. Among the general list of suspects for what makes a story good it, “The plot. You have to be able to delve into the story, without that the story isn 't any good.” (Smith) and…

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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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