Macbeth Tragic Hero Essay. Essay Question To what extent is Macbeth a good example of Aristotle’s tragic hero?

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Macbeth Tragic Hero Essay </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Essay Question To what extent is Macbeth a good example of Aristotles tragic hero? </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Aristotle Aristotles Tragic Hero - A man cannot become a hero until he can see the root of his own downfall. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> 1. The tragic hero is a character of noble stature and has greatness. </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> 2. Though the tragic hero is pre-eminently great, he/she is not perfect. </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> 3. The heros downfall is his/her own fault, the result of free choice. </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> 4. The heros misfortune is not wholly deserved. The punishment exceeds the crime. </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> 5. The fall is not pure loss. There is some increase in awareness, some gain in self- knowledge, some discovery on the part of the tragic hero. </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> 6. The audience experiences a catharsis, or cleansing of emotion, that contributes to the good health of the community. </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> </ul>

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