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Read the excerpt below from Poetics by Aristotle and complete the instruction that follows. Tragedy, then, is . . . in the form of action, not of narrative; through pity and fear effecting the proper purgation of these emotions . . . In your own words, summarize Aristotle’s definition of tragedy.
According to Aristotle, the tragedy has a distinct beginning, middle, and end. The plot events are unified through causal relationships. This structure stems from the ancient Greek belief that nothing happens by chance
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According to Aristotle, the tragedy has a distinct beginning, middle, and end. The plot events are unified through causal relationships. This structure stems from the ancient Greek belief that nothing happens by chance
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