What is the difference between traditional tragedy and a modern-realistic tragedy? Give examples.

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I would say the one of the primary differences between the tragedy of the moderns and that of the ancients is its "democratization."  Essentially, this means that anyone can suffer and feel immense pain due to their own tragic condition.  In the time of the ancients, tragedy was confined to the realm of the regal and the royal.   We see kings...

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