The Construction of Tragedy: Hubris

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Mary A. Mann, 2004 - Mimesis in literature - 228 pages

This book contains a true story of a woman who, from childhood, learned the value of money, hustled, and went into adulthood through an abundance of trials, tribulations, and even a tragedy to have money. Only to discover that the path she chose to get what she wanted was a path of destruction and trouble, with high stakes and everything to lose, including her life.

An action-packed novel that is educational, provocative, and inspirational, offering knowledge to all its readers.

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The Metaphysics of Tragic Construction
The elements of the universe corresponding
The function of tragedy
constructed tragedy
Characterits ethical nature
The consideration of the audience in determining the plays magnitude
The function of language
The aftermath of tragedy
The cosmic imbalance caused by murder and its mortal
The political structure of Denmark and the art
King Lear
The ethicality of Albanys contribution to the highest
Political awareness in Albany and Cordelia Kent and
The art of personal survival in postLear Britain Edgar
Murder In The Cathedral
The mystic circle The relationship of the priests

which the play is prepared
The state of affairs in the play
The plot Its relationship to a universal truth The meaning of fidelity of correspondence through all dimensions from innerpersonal to cosmic
The energy drive of honor due to the dead as motivated by Antigone in her heightened role as sibling
The role of Teiresias seer and intermediary
The energy drive of Creons bid for power
The role of the chorus
The average mortal
The contemporary relevance of Antigone
The moment of choice for Thomas
The energy drive of More How it is affected by human
The role of the woman Her assigned importance
The natural paradigm for classical tragedy
The highest energy drive Economic growth and the will
From Franz to Hitler and back Dictatorial prevailing
The responsibility of the tragedian to portray tragic
Structuring the prepared material Deciding upon
The state of the art The importance of the study of

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Page 66 - Would have mourn'd longer— married with my uncle, My father's brother, but no more like my father Than I to Hercules : within a month : Ere yet the salt of most unrighteous tears Had left the flushing in her galled eyes, She married. O, most wicked speed, to post With such dexterity to incestuous sheets ! It is not nor it cannot come to good : But break, my heart ; for I must hold my tongue.
Page 68 - O Hamlet, speak no more : Thou turn'st mine eyes into my very soul ; And there I see such black and grained spots As will not leave their tinct.
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Page 11 - The true difference is that one relates what has happened, the other what may happen. Poetry, therefore, is a more philosophical and a higher thing than history: for poetry tends to express the universal, history the particular.

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