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Tamburlaine the Great of Marlowe as the Hero of Machiavelli


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1 Government Emerson College, 20-Green Lane Anees Lodge, Jinnah Chowk, Zakariya Town, Bosan Road Multan, Multan, Pakistan
 

The subject of the tragic plays may be extremely tragic, like Trojan War, and other wars fought by people like Alexander and Tamburlaine but they have a moral purpose as well. There are certain tragedies which are centered around a single character like Faustus, and other have many characters like hamlet. One of the the purpose of writing these dramas is to gain monetary benefits. But the people who wrote about sufferings have untied themselves in these dramas as well and have also given at certain places their autobiographical note. Some dramatists have propagated their ideologies in these dramas and some have restricted themselves to social phenomena. Those who have discussed their ideologies, and that also against the norms and values of society, have become the subject of controversial debate like Marlowe. The work of a man reveals himself especially in arts; therefore people somehow try to find out those things manifested in his work compulsorily. In certain cased it is true as in case of Marlowe and his Tamburlaine. The climax in a play or a drama arises from intense conflict and if conflict is of gigantic nature, it is true of Tamburlaine. The warriors, and wars have been the issues in literature for centuries, but their relevance is still presence as we are in this globe, today facing a worst war.

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Catharsis, Renaissance, War.
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Mubasher Mehdi
Government Emerson College, 20-Green Lane Anees Lodge, Jinnah Chowk, Zakariya Town, Bosan Road Multan, Multan, Pakistan

Abstract


The subject of the tragic plays may be extremely tragic, like Trojan War, and other wars fought by people like Alexander and Tamburlaine but they have a moral purpose as well. There are certain tragedies which are centered around a single character like Faustus, and other have many characters like hamlet. One of the the purpose of writing these dramas is to gain monetary benefits. But the people who wrote about sufferings have untied themselves in these dramas as well and have also given at certain places their autobiographical note. Some dramatists have propagated their ideologies in these dramas and some have restricted themselves to social phenomena. Those who have discussed their ideologies, and that also against the norms and values of society, have become the subject of controversial debate like Marlowe. The work of a man reveals himself especially in arts; therefore people somehow try to find out those things manifested in his work compulsorily. In certain cased it is true as in case of Marlowe and his Tamburlaine. The climax in a play or a drama arises from intense conflict and if conflict is of gigantic nature, it is true of Tamburlaine. The warriors, and wars have been the issues in literature for centuries, but their relevance is still presence as we are in this globe, today facing a worst war.

Keywords


Catharsis, Renaissance, War.