nontragic

nontragic

(ˌnɒnˈtrædʒɪk)
adj
not tragic
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Again, to insist upon a nontragic reading of the cross and of resurrection is to remain faithful to Israel's cry for justice.
The potential for creating a nontragic, non-absolute, felt time, however, resides in a process tied to multiplicity, not a singular structure of the sort that history, governed by an authoritarian politics, builds: "no es el mismo tiempo aquel en que convivimos familiarmente que aquel en que convivimos en la historia toda que nos afecta.
Dissatisfaction with nontragic conditions perceived as natural is considered wayward; we express it, therefore, in our attitudes toward our most explicitly contingent experiences: floridly phenomenal experiences like derealization and fleeting optical perceptions.
What Strindberg calls tragic destiny with reference to Miss Julie is, moreover, set in the larger nontragic perspective of history: "When we have grown strong as the first French revolutionaries, we shall be happy and relieved to see the national parks cleared of ancient rotting trees that have stood too long in the way of others equally entitled to a period of growth--as relieved as we are when an incurable invalid dies.
Moreover, Macbeth's tragic confusion of being may in a lesser, nontragic sense have been that of some of the men loaded by James's easy knightings and conferral of multiple lordships.
Liu discusses how various characters illustrate negative nihilism, reactive nihilism, accomplished nihilism and how Faulkner's use of these three types of nihilism helps him in "distinguishing the tragic from the nontragic.
In the loose and inclusive fabric of Suppliants, the language and arguments of contemporary political conflict are interwoven with and paralleled by the traditional theme of hubris in a way that ultimately reveals the roots of these nontragic discourses in an older, and thus poetic tradition.
Against this view, Madigan suggests that the tragic vision can actually lead us to a fuller comprehension of a nontragic worldview.
It's like watching a nontragic Romeo and Juliet in which Juliet is made to marry Paris while Romeo looks on and which ends with the nurse's muttered curses.