Essays Tagged: "Poetics (Aristotle)"

Macbeth's Tragic Flaw

hstation and good fortune, like Oedipus and Thyestes and the famous men ofsuch families as those.' (Poetics, Aristotle). Every great tragedy isdominated by a protagonist who has within himself a tragi ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

In Aristotle's Poetics.

In his Poetics, Aristotle outlined the ingredients necessary for a good tragedy, and he based his formula o ...

(11 pages) 96 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Review of Shakespeare's Tragic Heroes

In Poetics, Aristotle also defines tragedy as "the imitation of an action that is serious, has magnitud ... , intelligent man makes the choice that he knows very well will destroy him.BibliographyAristotle. "Poetics" (1536). Shakespearean Tragedy. Ed. D. F. Bratchell. Great Britain: Richard Clay Ltd, 1990. ...

(16 pages) 40 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aristotle on Poetry and Imitation

1 ARISTOTLE ON POETRY AND IMITATION In the opening sentence of the Poetics, Aristotle tells us that he is going to deal with poetry itself, its kinds and their powers, ... ellung und Interpretation seines Denkens (Winter, Heidelberg, 1966), p.164; D.W. Lucas, Aristotle's Poetics (Clarendon Press, 1968), p. 53, note ad 47a8.2 P. SOMVILLE in his Essai sur la Poét ... on passages in the Politics in support of this, but he refers in particular to that passage in the Poetics3 where Aristotle talks of the pleasure involved in recognizing, in a painting, the image of ...

(25 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers