What does it take to make a tragedy?
William Shakespeare is undoubtedly one of Britain’s best playwrights. His works are now classics; especially those labeled as tragedies. On the subject of tragedy, A.C. Bradley has to this to say:
Tragedy is a typical form of mystery because the greatness of soul
which it shows oppressed, conflicting, and destroyed is the highest
existence in our minds. It forces the mystery upon us, and makes
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