Common Characteristics of a Tragic Hero Usually of noble birth Usually of noble birth Has a tragic flaw that leads to his downfall Has a tragic flaw that

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<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul> <p>Common Characteristics of a Tragic Hero Usually of noble birth Usually of noble birth Has a tragic flaw that leads to his downfall Has a tragic flaw that leads to his downfall Suffering of the hero must not be senseless Suffering of the hero must not be senseless Audience must feel pity and fear for this character Audience must feel pity and fear for this character Downfall is often due to excessive pride Downfall is often due to excessive pride Misfortune is a result of his own actions but is not wholly deserved Misfortune is a result of his own actions but is not wholly deserved Slide 2 Characteristics of a Tragedy Protagonist_ extraordinary person who meets misery Protagonist_ extraordinary person who meets misery Celebrates courage in the face of defeat Celebrates courage in the face of defeat Ends in unhappy catastrophe that cannot be avoided Ends in unhappy catastrophe that cannot be avoided Slide 3 OMM- structured like a play Act I- Ch. 1&amp;2-Introduces characters and background Act I- Ch. 1&amp;2-Introduces characters and background Act II- Ch. 3&amp;4-Develops conflict Act II- Ch. 3&amp;4-Develops conflict Act III- Ch. 5&amp;6-Brings resolution Act III- Ch. 5&amp;6-Brings resolution Setting- lends itself to staging; most of the novella can be transferred into dialogue or stage directions Setting- lends itself to staging; most of the novella can be transferred into dialogue or stage directions </p>