Ristotelian Conventions of Tragedy in King Lear and Brave New World

Instructions for the Essay

Topic a Aristotelian Conventions of Tragedy in King Lear and Brave New World

We know that King Lear follows the conventions of Tragedy (King Lear being a Tragic Hero). But, what happens when we apply the conventions to Brave New World, is there any way we can consider Brave New World as a Tragedy (like John being a Tragic Hero) rather than a Dystopia. For this Essay you MUST review Aristotleas Conventions a Recognition of Self, Suffering, Tragic Flaw, Reversal.

Structure of the Essay

Introduction:

a? Open with a General Opening Statement a GOS
a? Narrowing of Topic/ Focusing of topic
a? Thesis (Prong Thesis)

** Do not give information about when the book was written and stuff like thata¦these are BORING to even Read(cause this is an English paper and not a history paper)***

Body Paragraph ONE

Both texts King Lear by William Shakespeare and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley follow Aristotleas Convention of ____________

Topic Sentence
a? Example a In King Lear, ______________________________________________.

Quotation
a? Quotation from King Lear
a? Quote must be Integrated in the Text not just dropped in ! Example of Quote Integration When Goneril responds to her fatheras challenge to profess her love for him, she says she loves hima¦more than word can wielda¦so much I love you (1.1.60-67)
(This is just an example to get an idea on how to integrate a quotation properly into the essaya¦Again you can see that this quote has nothing to do with the Topica¦so donat not just write the same thinga¦I am giving you thisa¦so you know how to Integrate Quotations)

Explanation of your ideas
a? You idea must clearly be explained

Concluding Statement a Example a Thus/Therfore, A¬_________________________________.

Transition Sentence (A transition from King Lear to Brave New World) a Example a Similarly, In Brave New World _________________________________________________________.
a? A link to next section

Quotation
a? Quotation from Brave New World
a? Follow same structure are specified before(Quote Integration)

Explanation of your ideas

Conclusion of Body Paragraph one
a? Summaries the main points in the paragraph

Body Paragraph TWO

Both texts King Lear by William Shakespeare and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley follow Aristotleas Convention of ____________

Topic Sentence
a? Example a In King Lear, ___________________________________________________

Quotation
a? Quotation from King Lear
a? Follow same structure are specified before(Quote Integration)

Explanation of your ideas

Concluding Statement a Example a Thus, _____________________________

Transition Sentence (A transition from King Lear to Brave New World) a Example a Similarly, In Brave New World ___________________________________________.
a? A link to next section

Quotation
a? Quotation from Brave New World
a? Follow same structure are specified before(Quote Integration)

Explanation of your ideas

Conclusion of Body Paragraph two
a? Summaries the main points in the paragraph

Conclusion

a? Restatement of Thesis Statement(Prong Thesis)
a? Summary of Main Ideas in the Essay
a? Insightful closure


Note:
* Use only Active Voice and not Passive Voice in the paper


Write about King Lear being a Tragic Hero in the play King Lear and John being a Tragic Hero in the novel Brave New World.

1st Body talk about a Recognition of Self in Both Texts that is how Lear and John experience Recognition of Self.

2nd Body talk about a Suffering or Tragic Flaw or Reversal(any one) in both Texts that is how Lear and John experience Suffering or have a Tragic Flaw or experience Reversal(any one)



Number of Sources:
1. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley BOOK
2. King Lear by William Shakespeare BOOK