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Noun(1) a writer (especially a playwright(2) an actor who specializes in tragic roles
(1) Comedian, tragedian and heartthrob, his distinction lies in the very indistinction of his career.(2) Rather, an actor will develop a specialty within a line, perhaps serving only as a lead tragedian , never doing comedy, or narrowing his eccentric business to specialize in Irish or Jewish roles.(3) We might think of him as misplaced, a tragedian performing in cabaret perhaps.(4) The Greek tragedian Euripides, for example, rarely took first prize in Athenian dramatic competitions.(5) In the Aristophanes original, Aeschylus and Euripides debated over which of the two was the best tragedian .(6) He retired from the stage in 1817 with a final performance as Coriolanus, widely respected as a great tragedian and as Garrick's successor in the promotion and playing of Shakespeare.(7) I couldn't do that, so I found I had to become a sit-down tragedian who got up a lot.(8) They discuss theatrical affairs before the players arrive, when Hamlet has their chief tragedian recite a speech about the destruction of Troy.(9) The archon allotted to each tragedian his actors, paid at state expense, and a producer (choregus).(10) How could Milton the classicist, the tragedian , the epic writer, reject Plato, the Greek tragedians, and Homer himself?(11) Born around 524 or 525 B.C. in the city of Eleusis near Athens, the Greek dramatist Aeschylus is known as the first great tragedian .(12) As Aeschylus and other tragedians appreciated, words could be used to make what is false appear true and what was true false.(13) Euripides is considered to be the most socially critical of all the ancient Greek tragedians .(14) Remember the great Greek tragedians : They wore a mask!(15) Where others looked at spinners, seamers and batsmen, he saw folk heroes, comics and tragedians .(16) He must be called the imitator, as all tragedians are.
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