Posted: April 22nd, 2021
Write 5 pages with APA style on Euripides as a Poet of Ancient Greece. On the contrary, the most significant literary critic Aristotle declares Euripides’ works as the most inspiring and moving ones, which cater to all the conditions described by Aristotle as essential ingredients for creating and completing a great tragedy. Not only this but also Aristotle declares Euripides as the most tragic of the Greek authors. The present study analyses Euripides’ talent and bleak exposure concerning his famous play Hippolytus in light of Aristotle’s rules in his Poetics.  . . . . . .
. Aristotle (384 B.C.—322 B.C.) has defined the kinds and nature of poetry in his extraordinary Poetics (350 B.C.) According to him, there are two primary varieties of literature: 1. The Fine, and 2. The Mean. He has placed epic and tragedy in the excellent combination, and the satire and comedy in the mean array. Thus the great philosopher considers Tragedy and Epic as the refined form of expressing one’s views and ideas. It also shows that Tragedy has been declared a sophisticated piece of art. Aristotle also elaborates the unity of action essential for a fine selection of literature, i.e., in a tragic drama. Defining tragedy, he submits that a disaster is the imitation of a story that is serious and also, as having
magnitude, complete in itself. in appropriate and pleasurable language.
in a dramatic rather than narrative form. with incidents arousing pity and fear,
wherewith to accomplish a catharsis of these emotions. (Poetics: Part VI) He looks for the existence of coherence in the six essential elements in a great tragedy. These elements include plot, character, thought, language, spectacle, and song, which make up the whole of a highly refined tragic drama. The story, according to Aristotle, refers to the development being made in a tragedy and includes the incidents taking place in the drama rather than the central theme of it.
In the same way, theme simply means the main idea on which a tragedy has been created. The third essential element of a disaster is the characterization and nature of roles and actions played by the tragedy’s actors or characters. The fourth element defined by Aristotle is dialogue or diction applied in a drama. Aristotle looks for the sophistication and eloquence in the creation of exchange in a tragedy. The fifth of the Aristotelian elements includes rhythm and melody in speech and diction, which turns a tragedy into a more sublime form. .
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