catastasis


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ca·tas·ta·sis

(kă-tas'tă-sis),
1. A condition or state.
2. Restoration to a normal condition or a normal place.
[G.]
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Similarmente, no toda accion sin valor, aun cuando nos lleva a la risa, es comica, sino solamente la que ademas causa una catastasis o relajacion, por ejemplo: proporcionando el perfecto objeto para esta emocion.
During the Renaissance, the theorist Scaliger added another moment, catastasis, following the epitasis, which is a new and further moment of complication (Neale and Krutnik 27).
Joshua the Stylite, Philagathos' De siccitate, and Synesius of Cyrene's Catastasis.