Written Response #1- Aristotelian Tragedy

  During our last class, we read about and discussed Aristotle’s definition of tragedy.  Consider the short stories that you read at the conclusion of quarter 2. In two separate paragraphs discuss two stories that you feel best applies to Aristotle’s definition of tragedy.  Use the following terms in your written response:  Catharsis, Hamartia, Hubris, Peripeteia.  You should also include an introduction along with your writing response.

The Short Stories:  The Scarlet Ibis, The Ledge, The Laughing Man, The Most Dangerous Game, The Stone Boy

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