Neelamba Sarvaiya's Presentation 24,2013-14 :"ARISTOTLE"s VIEW ON CATHARSIS

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  • in your presentation,i likes some chart is very informative with particular idea.
    i would suggest u that u may show illusion of catharsis because it became helpful to understand in detail.
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Neelamba Sarvaiya's Presentation 24,2013-14 :"ARISTOTLE"s VIEW ON CATHARSIS

  1. 1. “Aristotle’s view on Catharsis” Name: Neelamba. R. Sarvaiya. Roll no:24 Sem: 1 Paper-3 Literary theory and criticism :Western-1 S.B.Gardi English department M.K. Bhavnagar University. Year-2013-2014 Guided by: Dilip Barad.
  2. 2. Catharsis Aristotle ‘s view on Catharsis
  3. 3. Aristotle offered a different and quiet original theory of the audience’s response to tragic literature.
  4. 4. About the Catharsis: Aristotle ask the question Plato gives answer this question.
  5. 5. Aristotle’s view Plato’s view
  6. 6. Fear…..
  7. 7. Pity with joy…
  8. 8. Definition of Catharsis According to Aristotle: “Aristotle argues that people feel pleasure when reading tragic literature not because they want to experience the exact same emotions as the fictional characters. We don’t read or watch a tragedy because we enjoy tears, rage, and manic emotions. The pleasure we take in tragedy is aesthetic. We enjoy the representation of tragic events because it offers an ‘artistic taming of the horrible.” “Tragic literature arouses a very specific set of emotions-pity and fear-and brings about a healthy and pleasurable experienced called Catharsis.”
  9. 9. • Tragic lierature • Arous Emotion Healthy pleasurable • Pity • Fear • Experience Catharsis
  10. 10. Catharsis’s meanings: Purgation Clarification ‘moderating’ of the passion
  11. 11. Aristotle writes that the function of tragedy is to arouse the emotions of pity and fear, and to affect the Catharsis of these emotions.
  12. 12. Thank you.

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