Tragedy Definitions

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Significant Fall
The main character must have a high role in society for their fall to be significant
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Hamartia
Weakness or the characters fatal flaw causing their fall
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Hubris
Over reaching one's social position may contribute to their fall too
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Peripeteia
The resolution to the tragedy is the reversal of the main characters role e.g. Death, or being brought down in their social status
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Anagnorisis
The resolution to the tragedy is also the recognition of their fate. E.g. when Othello kills Desdemona and realises it was all a lie.
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Card 2

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Weakness or the characters fatal flaw causing their fall

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Hamartia

Card 3

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Over reaching one's social position may contribute to their fall too

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Card 4

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The resolution to the tragedy is the reversal of the main characters role e.g. Death, or being brought down in their social status

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Card 5

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The resolution to the tragedy is also the recognition of their fate. E.g. when Othello kills Desdemona and realises it was all a lie.

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Preview of the back of card 5

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