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    Tragic Hero From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia A tragic hero is a protagonist with a tragic flaw‚ also known as fatal flaw‚ which eventually leads to his demise. The concept of the tragic hero was created in ancient Greek tragedy and defined by Aristotle. Usually‚ the realization of fatal flaw results in catharsis or epiphany. The tragic flaw is sometimes referred to as an Achilles ’ heel after the single fatal flaw of the Greek warrior Achilles. [citation needed] Aristotelian tragic

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    Nolan Nye Ms. Smith CP English 10 1 March 2014 Tragic Hero In Shakespeare’s play "Julius Caesar"‚ there are deaths‚ tragedies‚ and of course‚ a tragic hero. A tragic hero is a person of noble birth with heroic or potentially heroic qualities. In order to be identified as a tragic hero‚ a character must have at least one fatal flaw. Throughout the play a few main characters present themselves as possibilities for being the tragic hero‚ like Ceasar for example‚ but there really is only one person

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    ideal tragic hero‚ according to Aristotle‚ should be‚ in the first place‚ a man of eminence. The actions of an eminent man would be ‘serious‚ complete and of a certain magnitude’‚ as required by Aristotle. Further‚ the hero should not only be eminent but also basically a good man‚ though not absolutely virtuous. The sufferings‚ fall and death of an absolutely virtuous man would generate feelings of disgust rather than those of ‘terror and compassion’ which a tragic play must produce. The hero should

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    English Homework A tragic hero is one that has a major flaw and for whom the audience usually feels pity‚ sympathy‚ empathy‚ and compassion and is destined for downfall‚ suffering‚ or defeat. Arthurs Miller’s AVFTB is a pay which presents Eddie Carbone as a tragic hero. Eddie’s tragic flaw is either denial or‚ to begin with‚ the feelings he had towards Catherine. The damage caused by a tragic hero’s downfall usually hurts more than just him; his community and family often suffer‚ too. Once again

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    Tragic Hero – Okonkwo Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe A tragic hero is a character that performs courageous actions but develops a tragic flaw as they move on with their lives. The effects of the flaw begin to increase and the character usually makes unwise choices. It often leads to his downfall or even death. In Things Fall Apart‚ Okonkwo is depicted as a tragic hero. He lived a life full of contradiction. He desired to be successful and achieve everything he wanted but he ended up committing

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    Othello as a Tragic Hero

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    Othello as tragic hero. He exposes his tragic flaw‚ which consequently leads to his downfall. Othello conforms to the Aristotelian principles of tragedy‚ of the noble protagonist who undergoes ceaseless manipulation and endures suffering‚ resulting in his ultimate downfall due to hamartia. All of these techniques combine to provide a different perception of the protagonist‚ as more of an atypical victim‚ exposed to the harsh reality of the society he longs to fit into‚ rather than a typical hero. A tragic

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    Oedipus Tragic Hero

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    Sophocles‚ contains a very prominent tragic hero: Oedipus. A tragic hero‚ by Aristotle’s definition of one‚ must possess six traits. One of them is that the tragic hero must be of noble stature. Another trait of a tragic hero is a tragic flaw. A third trait defined by Aristotle is that a tragic hero must have a period of recognition of his crimes. Oedipus strongly displays each of the three aforementioned‚ necessary traits; and he is‚ then‚ an obvious tragic hero. Oedipus’ noble stature is immediately

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    Macbeth: A Tragic Hero

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    Lucia Chimienti-Castro Mr. Bottos ENG-3UP January 2‚ 2015 Seeing Tragic Heroes Through a Sequence A sequence is a set of related things‚ but obviously some things are more relative than others. Let us say you had two circles and one oval‚ sure an oval could join the sequence since it is spherical with no sharp edges but the other circle is more related

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    Brutus: Tragic Hero

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    by the people of Rome until he killed his best friend‚ Caesar‚ thinking it was for the good of Rome. Brutus is the perfect example of a Shakespearean tragic hero. William Shakespeare’s definition of a tragic hero includes traditional elements. These elements are a person usually of noble birth‚ one who suffers a catastrophe‚ and one who has a tragic flaw. In act I‚ Cassius talks about Brutus’s nobility “You and I have heard our fathers talk of another Brutus-your ancestor-who would’ve let the devil

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    Greek tragedy would not be complete with out a tragic hero. Sophocles wrote Antigone with a specific character in mind for this part. Based on Aristotle’s definition‚ Creon is the tragic hero of Antigone. Creon fits Aristotle’s tragic hero traits as a significant person who is faced with difficult decisions. Creon is significant because he is king. This makes him both renowned and prosperous. Creon is not completely good nor completely bad; he is somewhere in-between‚ as humans are. The audience

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