Essay on Dramatic Poesy:

Essay on Dramatic Poesy:
Published in 1668 .
          Dryden takes up the subject that Phillip Sidney hd in Defence of Poesie ( 1580)
“Attempts to justify drama as a legitimate for of “poetry” Comparable to the epic as well defend English drama against that of the ancients and the French.”
Four Speaker
1- Eugenius – Sir William Davenant
2- Crites -    Sir Robert howard
3- Lisideius-  Earl of Orrery
4- Neander- Dryden( New Man)

Knowledge bits:
Hamartia             Tragic Error
Peripetia              Fall

Anagnorisis         Recognition of fall 

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