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Tradgedy

Summary: In traditional tragedy, the tragic person is usually one of a high status, such as Oedipus in Oedipus the King, whereas for modern tragedy, the status is lowered to one such as that of Willy in Death of a salesman, this difference is caused by the different issues regarded as important during the time in which the play was produced.
The genre of tragedy has evolved as a system in dramatic literature by adapting to the different societies of time. Although the theme of tragedy is present in both traditional and modern tragedy, the circumstances in which the tragic person finds him or herself in differs. For example the status of the tragic person changes from traditional to modern tragedy, in traditional tragedy, the tragic person is usually one of a high status, such as Oedipus in Oedipus the King, whereas for modern tragedy, the status is lowered to one such as that of Willy in Death of a salesman, this difference is caused by the different issues regarded as important during the time in which the play was produced.

The tragic events in tragedy has also shifted from losing of honour and dignity to events that display the lost of material wealth. This can be seen through Willy...

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