Ms. Griffin – English III, L2 Question 3: Research classical, Medieval, and renaissance models for the tragic hero. Gender aside, could Lady Macbeth be considered a tragic hero?.
Be certain to support all of your assertions with direct and specific references to the text! Books:
REF 940.2 ENCYCLOP Encyclopedia of the Renaissance
822.09 CLEMEN English Tragedy Before Shakespeare Search Terms to Start With: Tragic hero, Medieval tragic hero, Renaissance tragic hero, tragic hero in classical literature, OR a the name of a specific tragic hero (Oedipus, Othello, Medea, etc.); Greek tragic hero; Aristotle tragic hero
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