5 pages (1250 words)
. . . Every Tragedy, therefore, must have six parts, which parts determine its quality—namely, Plot, Characters, Diction, Thought, Spectacle, Melody.” (Aristotle 23). Apart from the structural components, or the literary form of a tragedy, the thematic portion of Aristotle’s concept pivots on the magnanimity of the social status of the hero, in most cases, the character’s hubris or overweening pride and ambition, whose downfall is essentially the result of a tragic flaw (hamartia), embedded in his judgment.