Definición de hamartia en inglés:

hamartia

Saltos de línea: ha¦mar|tia
Pronunciación: /həˈmɑːtɪə
 
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sustantivo

  • A fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or heroine: there’s supposed to be an action that reveals the protagonist’s hamartia
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The critic Frank Kermode corrected our mistranslation of Aristotle's word hamartia (tragic flaw), suggesting that a more accurate and useful interpretation would be missing the mark.
    • Aristotle's idea that a tragic hero acts from a hamartia or mistake rather than evil intent was distorted into a theory of the so-called tragic flaw and was applied to describe foibles of Hamlet and Othello (jealousy).
    • The terms hamartia and hubris should become basic tools of your critical apparatus.

Origen

late 18th century: Greek, 'fault, failure, guilt'; the term was used in Aristotle's Poetics with reference to ancient Greek tragedy.

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