We here the word 'tragedy' in news articles and daily conversations but what is tragedy? To some people it could be a common man such as Willy Loman, from Death of a Salesman or to others it would be mighty Oedipus, from Oedipus. Who does our society consider in ideal tragic model? Each person's viewpoint differs based on his own personal experiences with society. A common man is just as strong a tragic model as
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and fear...". It is plain to see no matter if the man is a commoner or all mighty when it comes down to suffering each can suffer as gravely as the other. If you combine two men's strengths and weakness only this will make a perfect tragic hero. With each reader it differs. To one Oedipus might be the greater tragic model, ot to another, Willy. Who do you consider the more ideal tragic model?