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  1. 1. Name: Mansi D Rajyaguru Roll no 12 Sem 3 Dept of EnglishMaharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavanagar University Bhavnagar
  2. 2. Meaning of Catharsis
  3. 3. PurgationThe purification orcleansing of someone orsomething.
  4. 4. Catharsis as “moderating” or “tempering” of passions.• Self Pity• Fear• Catharsis is converted/ fulfillment to satisfied.
  5. 5. LiteratureSociety Psychology
  6. 6. Aristotle defines Tragedy
  7. 7. Examples• In the Greek mythologies they believe that a person’s fate and personal flaws bring on the tragedy, and no amount of prevention can let a man escape his fate. This brings to mind two tragic plays - Hamlet and Oedipus Rex.
  8. 8. Thank you