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<ul><li><p>Oedipus and Hamlet Tragic Hero Graphic Organizer Directions: For each of the following characteristics of a tragic hero, find a quote that proves the character demonstrates this characteristic and explain HOW that quote proves this. </p><p>Characteristics of a Tragic Hero Oedipus Hamlet 1. A tragic hero is of noble birth, </p><p>meaning that he is royalty. AND/OR A tragic her has a noble disposition, meaning that he is a good person (better than most people) at some point in the play. </p><p>2. A tragic hero suffers a reversal of fortune, meaning that he has everything at one point in the play and then loses it. </p></li><li><p>Oedipus and Hamlet Tragic Hero Graphic Organizer Directions: For each of the following characteristics of a tragic hero, find a quote that proves the character demonstrates this characteristic and explain HOW that quote proves this. </p><p>Characteristics of a Tragic Hero Oedipus Hamlet 3. A tragic hero recognizes the consequences of his actions. </p><p>4. A tragic hero has a tragic flaw, a defect in his character (i.e. hubris) that leads to his downfall. </p><p>5. The audience watches the actions of the tragic hero and is moved to pity and fear (catharsis). </p></li></ul>