Essay heading: The History of Greek Theater
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July 1, 2009
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Aristotle’s analysis of tragedy began with a description of the effect such a
work had on the audience as a “catharsis” or purging of the emotions. He decided that catharsis was the
purging of two specific emotions, pity and fear. The hero has made a mistake due to ignorance, not
because of wickedness or corruption...
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The hero has made a mistake due to ignorance, not
because of wickedness or corruption. Aristotle used the word “hamartia”, which is the “tragic flaw” or
offense committed in ignorance.
For example, Oedipus is ig!
norant of his true parentage when he commits his fatal deed.
Oedipus Rex is one of the stories in a three-part myth called the Thebian cycle...
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