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Dramatic Unities (The thrée)

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One catastrophe, one locality, one day. These are Aristotle’s rules for tragedy, and the French plays strictly follow them.

The French have added a fourth, one style. Hence comedy must not be mixed with tragedy. Addison’s Cato is a good example. Unity of style is called the Unity of Uniformity. Shakespeare disregards all these canons.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Dragon
Dragon Slayers
Dragon of Wantley (i.e. Warncliff, in Yorkshire)
Dragon’s Hill (Berkshire)
Dragon’s Teeth
Dragonades
Dragoons
Drake
Drama
Drama of Exile (A)
Dramatic Unities (The thrée)
Dramatis Personæ
Drap
Drapier’s Letters
Drat em!
Draught of Thor (The)
Draupnir
Draw
Draw it Mild (To)
Draw the Long Bow (To)
Drawback

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Dramatic unities