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Aristotles Poetics

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        LC Classifications1967
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        Paginationxvi, 122 p. :
        Number of Pages88
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Shute, Richard, 1888, On the Process by which the Aristotelian Writings Arrived at their Present Form, Oxford: Oxford University Press.Physics, Book VIII, translated with a commentary, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.

This recognition, combined, with Reversal, will produce either pity or fear; and actions producing these effects are those which, by our definition, Tragedy represents. Laughter from the Incidents 6. Let it not be said that Aristotle never defines his terms. Hence, some say, the name of 'drama' is given to such poems, as representing action. Readers who do not speak or read the Greek language will usually neither gain nor lose understanding by skipping over these passages.

Even when a treatise on medicine or natural science is brought Aristotles Poetics in verse, the name of poet is by custom given to the Aristotles Poetics and yet Homer and Empedocles have nothing in common but the metre, so that it would be right to call the one poet, the other physicist rather than poet.

Again, without action there cannot be a tragedy; there may be [action] without character. The Chorus of Tragedy IX. Hence they are in error who censure Euripides just because he follows this principle in his plays, many of which end unhappily.

Aristotle describes the pitfalls to avoid in the composition of the stories just a man too must not slide freely in misfortune, an evil man does not know the happiness, etc. Aristotle finds that tragedy deals with serious, important, and virtuous people.

The Poetics of Aristotle, by Aristotle

By double or compound, those composed either of a significant and non-significant element though within the whole word no element is significantor of elements that are both significant. Hence, all As are Cs. According to that work, however, star instances of primary substance are familiar living beings like Socrates or an individual horse Cat. They are, therefore, sung as mere interludes, a practice first begun by Agathon. Because they are concerned with the creation of Aristotles Poetics products broadly conceived, the productive sciences include activities with obvious, artefactual Aristotles Poetics like ships and buildings, but also agriculture and medicine, and even, more nebulously, rhetoric, which aims at the production of persuasive speech Rhet.

The most tragic plot pushes a good character towards undeserved misfortune because of a mistake. This is a good book to start getting aquinted with Homer, Euripides, Sophocles Aschyles, Aristotle etcetera People who laid the foundations for Western Civilisation. Rather than concluding that poets should be banished from the perfect society, as does Plato, Aristotle attempts to describe the social function, and the ethical utility, of art.

What does satisfy them all is happiness eudaimonia.