T. S. Eliotemphasizes on the importance of tradition in his essay “Tradition and Individual Talent”. He is of the view that we should neither ignore past nor shouldforget it. He […]
Category: Literary Criticism
Chapter XIII of Aristotle’s “Poetics” gives his views on ideal tragic hero: Mixture of good and bad, noble by birth, sufferings due to hamartia, male sex
In Aristotle’s concept, tragedy is catharsis of emotions such as pity and fear but word “catharsis” has nowhere been defined in “Poetics”.
Aristotle’s concept of imitation redefined word “imitation”. He answered Plato that “imitation” is creative process and not just procedure of copying.
Aristotle was the first who define tragedy. Conventional tragedy is not acceptable in Brecht and Raymond Williams views, therefore, it is rejected.
Tragedy is being written and performedsince Greeks but its taste has not been changed so far. It is as famous today as it was among Romansand Greeks. Raymond William is […]
Tragedy has been discussed, refined and renewed throughout the ages. Greeks were well aware with the fact that tragic incidents are part and parcel of everyone’s life but their concept […]