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Aristotle's Analysis

Summary: It is an analaysis on Aristotle and how he believed Oedipus the King was the best format for an epic.
Aristotle in his time wrote papers on what he believed the perfect tragedy should be like. He used the work of Sophocles tragedy Oedipus the King as his perfect example of what a tragedy should be compared to. Aristotle felt that Oedipus the King followed his six features of an ideal framework for a flawless tragedy and he wrote, ."..every tragedy has six constituents, which will determine its quality. They are plot, character, diction, thought, spectacle, and song." And from his explanations in of these six features incorporated with perfect examples from Sophocles tragedy it seems that Oedipus the King is the perfectly written tragedy. But I must disagree because I don't believe there should be one pre-structured format for a tragedy and that the format should be developed by one man's opinions.

From reading Oedipus the King I would conclude it is a fine tragedy and can...

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