law of probablity With reference to Aristotle's "Poetics," discuss the significance of "law of probablity"?

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Aristotle described tragedy as the law of probability or necessity.  "Every Tragedy, therefore, must have six parts, which parts determine its quality—namely, Plot, Characters, Diction, Thought, Spectacle, Melody.”  The source is here:

http://www2.cnr.edu/home/bmcmanus/poetics.html