Classic Drama. Engl 210 Preview to the Study of Sophocles. Aristotle:. Drama conveys humanity’s need to imitate experience Aristotle’s Principles of Unity Unity of Action Unity of Place Unity of Time Events, words, and images all work to convey meaningful human events .
Preview to the Study of Sophocles
Theatron [Greek “seeing place”]
In other words, these dramas are highly didactic.