hamartia


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hamartia

 [ham-ahr´she-ah]
a defect of tissue combination during development.

ha·mar·ti·a

(ham-ahr'shē-ă),
A localized developmental disturbance characterized by abnormal arrangement and/or combinations of the tissues normally present in the area.
[G. hamartion, a bodily defect]

hamartia

/ham·ar·tia/ (ham-ahr´she-ah) defect in tissue combination during development.hamar´tial

hamartia

A near-extinct term for a developmental (embryonic) defect.

ha·mar·ti·a

(ham-ahr'shē-ă)
A localized developmental disturbance characterized by abnormal arrangement and/or combinations of the tissues normally present in the area.
[G. hamartion, a bodily defect]

hamartia

a defect of tissue combination in development.
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La lectura que propongo se apoya fundamentalmente en un concepto del personaje de Casandra como mujer enfrentada a un universo simbolico dominado por los valores masculinos, asi como en una exploracion de su hipotetica hamartia entendida desde este particular punto de vista--porque es precisamente esta dimension la que mejor permite observar el caracter tragico al que nos estamos refiriendo.
In tragedy the titanic and demonic appear in the context of a self-destructive or anti-social impulse, of the kind expressed in Greek tragedy by the word hubris, the excessive action which is both conscious and mechanical, the result of hamartia or "flaw," which is not a moral defect but a situation so maladjusted that prudent or temperate action is impossible.
For De Armas, Scipio's hamartia is circumstantial, based on an inadequate reading of the "Other.
It is also quite consistent with the primary term for personal sin in the Bible which involves the idea of sin as 'missing the mark': hamartia.
Much of the last few chapters reads like a story about hamartia, of how the policy arrow has missed its mark of generous, universal compensation.
15) Garrison's approach illustrates our deep commitment to the so-called tragic flaw, hamartia in the modern and not the Greek sense.
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This is the principal difficulty with trying to apply Aristotle's theory of hamartia to Shakespearean tragedy: besides the fact that Shakespeare did not know the Poetics, the theory of a "tragic flaw" misses the point.
15) Even if these passions lead the protagonist to hamartia (error) or fatal misjudgment of a world resistant to reconciliation, the power of the tragic conflict radiates outward from the complicity of the protagonist in, as well as his or her resistance to, acts of destruction and self-destruction.
His hamartia like that of Ozymandias or Kubla Khan lies in his belief that he can eternalize his existence through an artifice.
Aristotelian terms--mimesis, spoudaios andphaulos, catharsis, hamartia, and anagnorisis--are scattered liberally throughout his writing.
Human life is tragic: hamartia and hubris cannot be avoided.