The role of third actor in Sophocles’ Ajax

Faced with the bare comment that Aristotle makes regarding the incorporation of a third actor by Sophocles to the tragedy, interpretive criticism agrees in understanding that this innovation enables sophisticated dramatic effects. The purpose of this paper is to attempt to specify the role of this t...

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Autor principal: Villagra Diez, Pedro Luis; Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
Formato: Artículo revista
Lenguaje:Español
Publicado: Universidad Nacional del Nordeste. Facultad de Humandiades. Instituto de Letras 2022
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Acceso en línea:https://revistas.unne.edu.ar/index.php/clt/article/view/6001
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Sumario:Faced with the bare comment that Aristotle makes regarding the incorporation of a third actor by Sophocles to the tragedy, interpretive criticism agrees in understanding that this innovation enables sophisticated dramatic effects. The purpose of this paper is to attempt to specify the role of this third actor on stage in Sophocles’ Ajax and, therefore, what this sophisticated dramatic effect consists in.