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The answer TRAGEDY has 104 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of tragedy in various dictionaries:
noun - an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
noun - drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance
A drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow, especially as a consequence of a tragic flaw, a moral weakness, or an inability to cope with unfavorable circumstances.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|''Seven Against Thebes,'' for one|
|'Timon of Athens,' e.g.|
|'Coriolanus' or 'Richard III'|
|''Hamlet'' or ''King Lear''|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Longfellow titled an 1871 work "The Divine" this; he must have had a sadder outlook than Dante|
|In "Gorboduc", one of England's earliest plays in this genre, Porrex kills his brother; then their mother kills him|
|Cyril Tourneur liked this basic dramatic genre; "The Atheist's" one & "The Revenger's" one are attributed to him|
|Aristotle called this type of drama "The imitation of an action that is serious and...complete in itself"|
|Perhaps from the Greek for "goat song", it's a drama that often has a fatal conclusion, such as "Othello"|
|Tragedy (from the Greek: , tragidia) is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences. While many cultures have developed forms that provoke this paradoxical response, the term tragedy often refers to a specific tradition of drama that has played a unique and important role historically in the self-definition of Western civilisation. That tradition has been multiple and discontinuous, yet the term has often been used to invoke a powerful effect of cultural identity and historical continuity"the Greeks and the Elizabethans, in one cultural form; Hellenes and Christians, in a common activity," as Raymond Williams puts it.From its origins in the theatre of ancient Greece 2500 years ago, from which there survives only a fraction of the work of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, as well as a large number of fragments from other poets; through its singular articulations in the works of Shakespeare, Lope de Vega, Jean Racine, and|