Sentence example with the word 'peripeteia'


Definition n. a sudden and unexpected change of fortune or reverse of circumstances


The fable, in my opinion, was well chosen and naturally conducted, the incidents interesting, the characters beautifully contrasted, strongly marked, and well supported; the diction poetical, spirited and correct; the unities of the drama maintained with the most scrupulous exactness; the opening gradual and engaging, the peripeteia surprising, and the catastrophe affecting.   [Please select]

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- peripeteia - aardwolf