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Sunday, June 19, 2011

Terms of Characters and their Characteristics in a Tragedy

A tragic hero is the main character, or protagonist, in a tragedy.
A tragic flaw is a weakness in a character that creates problems for them.
A pathos is a feeling of pity towards someone.
A nemesis is an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome.
A character foil is a character with opposite characteristics of the tragic hero.
A hubris is overbearing pride or arrogance; the feeing that you are unbeatable.

These are Andrea's notes.
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