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2. Tragedy

Tragedy is a dramatic genre that portrays the downfall of a noble or admirable character due to a tragic flaw or a series of unfortunate events. It often evokes feelings of pity and fear in the audience and explores themes of human suffering, fate, and the consequences of one’s actions. Tragedies typically follow a five-act structure and involve a protagonist who faces conflicts and struggles that ultimately lead to their downfall. Examples of famous tragic works include Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex and Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

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