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Greek tragedian; the father of Greek tragic drama (525-456 BC) Aeschylus
ballet that tells a tragic story ballet d'action
tragic drama's purification catharsis
French tragic dramatist whose plays treat grand moral themes in elegant verse (1606-1684) Corneille , Pierre Corneille
Italian actress best known for her performances in tragic roles (1858-1924) Duse , Eleonora Duse
English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833) Edmund Kean , Kean
one of the greatest tragic dramatists of ancient Greece (480-406 BC) Euripides
flaw, tragic hamartia
character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall hamartia , tragic flaw
serious (or tragic) role in a play heavy
(Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles King Oedipus , Oedipus , Oedipus Rex
actor who specializes in tragic roles tragedian
actress who specializes in tragic roles tragedienne
dramatic composition involving elements of both tragedy and comedy usually with the tragic predominating tragicomedy
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