1.How does Aristotle define the genres of tragedy and comedy? What characteristi

1.How does Aristotle define the genres of tragedy and comedy? What characteristics set them apart?
2.What is the effect of tragedy, according to Aristotle? How do the characteristics of the tragic hero produce this effect?
3.From your study of the lecture and the online materials about Shakespeare’s biography, argue for or against the assertion “William Shakespeare from Stratford-upon-Avon” wrote the plays that are attributed to him.” Be sure to give evidence and cite sources in support of your view.
4.What changes did various conventions and settings of Elizabethan drama—the purpose-built theater building and its elements, the five-act structure, props, special effects, and the soliloquy—make on the medium of drama? (Pick one or two conventions or aspects of the setting to discuss).

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