Tragic Essay Examples

Classical, tragic tale of revenge and obsession

Examine how modern protagonists are caught in a classical, tragic tale of revenge and obsession from which their heritage leaves them no escape. The following essay studies how the characters’ Italian/Sicilian backgrounds influenced the outcome of ‘A view from a bridge’ by Arthur Miller, a story of treachery and betrayal, towards family and friends and… View Article

Tragic Character

Arthur Miller uses Alfieri as a chorus. Alfieri is like Arthur Millers mouthpiece and gives us the introduction. Alfieri does it with hints that the outcome will be tragic. “I sat there helpless” and “run its bloody course”. Arthur Miller sets the scene very calmly and shows Eddie very happy up until the cousins come… View Article

Tragic incident

In this essay, I’ll write about a tragic incident that had happened in Docklands, on 9th February 1996, around 7. 00pm. The IRA planted a tonne of explosive gunpowder in South Quay underground garage, which later exploded. The bomb was set off, causing at least 140 people hurt and fatally injured. The pressure of the… View Article

Tragic ending of the play

This is one of the most truthful things that Blanche has said in the entire play, which allows the audience to conclude that not only is she starting to get hysterical with fear and hurt, but also that the full truth is about to be revealed. The light has been made clear in order to… View Article

Oedipus the King as a Tragic Hero

In its simplest definition, a tragic hero is the main protagonist in a tragedy who commits an error or a mistake that subsequently leads to his or her downfall. Although historically, there have been a lot of plays with tragic heroes, possibly the most notable among them is Oedipus the King. In the play Oedipus… View Article