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Tragic hero. Aristotle’s Definition. Characteristics. Person of high status. ie , king, statesman, senator, elder, leader, etc. Person has mixture of good and bad traits. ie , selfish but kind h ot tempered but brave a rrogant but loyal. Has fatal flaw. “hamartia” - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Tragic hero

Tragic heroAristotles DefinitionCharacteristicsPerson of high status

ie, king, statesman, senator, elder, leader, etc.Person has mixture of good and bad traits

ie, selfish but kindhot tempered but bravearrogant but loyalHas fatal flaw

hamartiaThis leads to his/her downfallFall is inevitable once hamartia is committedPerson usually goes on a journey

Could be a questUsually experiences great suffering

AnguishHeartbreakBanishmentHumiliationDeath

Often before downfall

He/she experiences self-realizationRecognition of his/her flaw

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