Tragedy propels the modern dialogue that appears in almost all plays and novels at some degree. Characters are faced with challenges and unfortunately often come to their own doom through fate.
Tragedy started over thousands of years ago in Greece, where men would perform in a large festival setting and many from all around would gather to view the performance.learn more
The Romans, similar to the Greeks, discovered tragedy and produced various plays, many of which shared similarities with their Greek counterparts.learn more
The Renaissance writers drew heavily from many of the elements and structures of Greek tragedies, yet took the study and practice further and created their own masterpieces.learn more