[PDF Notes] How can you say that the Heroic plays are incredible and supernatural

Just as in the epic so also in the heroic play, probability is stretched to the farthest limit. As in the epic, the writer is not limited even by, “the extremist bounds of what is credible”.

The introduction of the supernatural is therefore, justified on the same grounds as in an epic. Thus “ancient critical doctrines” are used to justify the use of the improbable to satisfy restoration “Craving for romance.”

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