Greek tragedy


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Greek tragedy

n (Theat) (= genre)die griechische Tragödie; (= play)griechische Tragödie
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When Thrasymachus has been silenced, the two principal respondents, Glaucon and Adeimantus, appear on the scene: here, as in Greek tragedy, three actors are introduced.
Falling far short of the noble spirit of Greek tragedy, which they in turn attempt to copy, Seneca's plays do observe its mechanical conventions, especially the unities of Action and Time, the use of the chorus to comment on the action, the avoidance of violent action and deaths on the stage, and the use of messengers to report such events.
It has all the terrible beauty of a Greek tragedy, a tragedy in which I took a great part, but by which I have not been wounded.
But this old affair, scandalous enough to serve as a motive for a Greek tragedy, arose from the simi- larity of their characters.
The Pakistani writer's seventh novel Home Fire is a contemporary re-imagining of the Greek tragedy Antigone.
They are stumbling towards a Greek tragedy where they make happen their own worst fears.
BBC management need to stop treating us as some kind of enemy: They are stumbling towards a Greek tragedy where they make happen their own worst fears.
Theatre World: Critical Perspectives on Greek Tragedy and Comedy
99) HHHH HOME Fire cleverly updates the Greek tragedy of Oedipus as a thoughtful examination of how a young Briton - Aneeka's twin brother, Parvaiz - might be lured to join a terror group.
Comedia Awdeeb' is a satirical adaptation of the Greek tragedy 'Oedipus Rex' written by Sophocles.
It is a kind of Greek tragedy and would certainly make a very good play
The Oresteia Project" is a Greek tragedy that follows the story of Clytemnestra's rage at her husband, Agamemnon, when he returns from war after having killed their daughter.