Questions tagged [tragedy]

For questions about tragedy in literature, or the genre, in general. Not to be used for questions about specific works of tragedy.

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“Tragic” vs “Tragedy”

According Owl Purdue's page on structuralism and semiotics, tragics falls under historical criticism and tragedies fall under archetypal criticism. What is the difference between a tragic and a ...
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Why did attitudes change towards tragedy?

Views on whether or not tragedy provides a fulfilling end to a work have changed over the centuries and it has slipped in and out of popularity in contemporary works of a given period. Great literary ...