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Meaning of "anagnorisis" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ANAGNORISIS

From Greek: recognition.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ANAGNORISIS

anagnorisis  [ˌænəɡˈnɒrɪsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANAGNORISIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Anagnorisis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ANAGNORISIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Anagnorisis

Anagnorisis is a moment in a play or other work when a character makes a critical discovery. Anagnorisis originally meant recognition in its Greek context, not only of a person but also of what that person stood for. Anagnorisis was the hero's sudden awareness of a real situation, the realisation of things as they stood, and finally, the hero's insight into a relationship with an often antagonistic character in Aristotelian tragedy.

Definition of anagnorisis in the English dictionary

The definition of anagnorisis in the dictionary is the recognition or discovery by the protagonist of the identity of some character or the nature of his own predicament, which leads to the resolution of the plot; denouement.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANAGNORISIS


analysis
əˈnælɪsɪs
aphaeresis
əˈfɪərɪsɪs
apheresis
əˈfɪərɪsɪs
basis
ˈbeɪsɪs
chorisis
ˈkɔːrɪsɪs
crisis
ˈkraɪsɪs
diaeresis
daɪˈɛrɪsɪs
dieresis
daɪˈɛrɪsɪs
genesis
ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs
hemoptysis
hɪˈmɒptɪsɪs
homeostasis
ˌhəʊmɪəʊˈsteɪsɪs
hydrolysis
haɪˈdrɒlɪsɪs
hypothesis
haɪˈpɒθɪsɪs
Isis
ˈaɪsɪs
Nemesis
ˈnɛmɪsɪs
oasis
əʊˈeɪsɪs
proairesis
prəʊˈɛərɪsɪs
synaeresis
sɪˈnɪərɪsɪs
syneresis
sɪˈnɪərɪsɪs
synthesis
ˈsɪnθɪsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANAGNORISIS

anagenesis
anaglyph
anaglyphic
anaglyphical
anaglyphy
Anaglypta
anaglyptic
anaglyptical
anagnorises
anagoge
anagogic
anagogical
anagogically
anagogy
anagram
anagrammatic
anagrammatical
anagrammatically
anagrammatise
anagrammatism

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANAGNORISIS

anaclisis
debt crisis
eccrisis
enclisis
energy crisis
epicrisis
Gulf Crisis
identity crisis
merisis
midlife crisis
noncrisis
phthisis
precrisis
proclisis
quarterlife crisis
rachischisis

Synonyms and antonyms of anagnorisis in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «anagnorisis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANAGNORISIS

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The translations of anagnorisis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «anagnorisis» in English.

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anagnorisis
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anagnorisis
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

анагноризиса
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anagnorisis
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Translator English - Bengali

নাটকের চরম পরিণতি
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Anagnorisis
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anagnorisis
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anagnorisis
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anagnorisis
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anagnorisis
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anagnorisis
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Translator English - Marathi

अनग्नारिसिस
75 millions of speakers

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anagnorisis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anagnorisis
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Translator English - Polish

anagnorisis
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Translator English - Ukrainian

анагнорізіса
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Translator English - Romanian

anagnorisis
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Translator English - Greek

Αναγνώρισης
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

anagnorisis
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

anagnorisis
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

anagnorisis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of anagnorisis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANAGNORISIS»

The term «anagnorisis» is normally little used and occupies the 132.463 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANAGNORISIS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about anagnorisis

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANAGNORISIS»

Discover the use of anagnorisis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to anagnorisis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Recognition: The Poetics of Narrative : Interdisciplinary ...
This interdisciplinary collection of essays advances the study of anagnorisis («recognition), a quintessential concept in Aristotelian poetics.
Philip F. Kennedy, Marilyn Lawrence, 2009
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Knowledge and mortality: anagnorisis in Genesis and ...
Using the Biblical "garden" as the locus classicus of anagnorisis in Western narrative fiction, this study establishes the connection between knowledge and mortality in Genesis, and analyzes anagnorisis and mortality in three nineteenth ...
Sherryll S. Mleynek, 1999
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Anagnorisis
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Anagnorisis (/ aen n r s s/; Greek: ) is a moment in a play or other work when a character makes a critical discovery.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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REAL Volume 7 (1991)
99 PIERO BOITANI Anagnorisis and Reasoning: Electra and Hamlet"" Electra and Hamlet are no doubt among the greatest tragical subjects in Western literature. Part of their preeminence in the European tradition may well be owing to the fact ...
Grabes, 1991
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Anagnorisis (2035):
Book information Still Light Canto 1: Exposition Act 4: Anagnorisis Published by Danny Jorgensen at Smashwords Copyright © 2013 Chirag Patel Cover image: Cover photo: PRC9938 (Hubble Heritage Team) Discover other titles by Danny H  ...
Danny H Jorgensen
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Dionysiac Poetics and Euripides' Bacchae
Pentheus will take off the god's mitra and resume his civic, non- theatrical identity for a moment of recognition or anagnorisis as he cries out, "Mother, I am yours, your son Pentheus," (1118-19). But this return to reality finds him at the center of ...
Charles Segal, 1997
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Northrop Frye: Religious Visionary and Architect of the ...
He completes the pattern by postulating a second stage or level of anagnorisis, which is the participating or existential apocalypse. This second level is found in four different places in Frye's notes for his ogdoad project in the mid- to late 1960s ...
Robert D. Denham, 2004
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Masterpieces of Classic Greek Drama
Cassandra and Aristotle Aeschylus has created a scene in which anagnorisis (" recognition") and peripeteia ("reversal of fortune") occur simultaneously. The entire visionary experience might be called a radical anagnorisis. Cassandra's ...
Helaine L. Smith, 2006
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Anagnorisis: Blessed and the Book of Revelation
The last book of the Bible: The Revelation of Jesus Christ, invites his effort to understand its obscure yet prophetic message.
Michael Oliver, Michael Olivier M. D., 2013
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Ruin Memories: Materialities, Aesthetics and the Archaeology ...
Materialities, Aesthetics and the Archaeology of the Recent Past Bjørnar Olsen, Ora Petursdottir, Þóra Pétursdóttir. of anagnorisis in turn, was developed by Aristotle, who argued that it 'is the change from ignorance to knowledge' (ex agnoías ...
Bjørnar Olsen, Ora Petursdottir, Þóra Pétursdóttir, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANAGNORISIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term anagnorisis is used in the context of the following news items.
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Pants on Fire: The Genre That Cannot Be Named
While Mitchell's genre remains nameless, there is a name for the startling discovery of the truth of it: Anagnorisis, Aristotle wrote in his Poetics, ... «The Millions, Jun 15»
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Shadow Woods Metal Fest Changes Location
... Metal Fest lineup remains the same, including lead performances from Midnight, Falls of Rauros, Occultation, Velnias, Iron Man, Anagnorisis, ... «Metal Underground, Jun 15»
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8 local metal bands that you should be listening to
... it comes as no surprise that a lot of the songwriting and riffing was guided and created by Zak Denham, a key figure within Anagnorisis, who ... «Louisville Eccentric Observer, Jun 15»
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SHADOW WOODS METAL FEST Changes Location Of Mid-Atlantic …
... Falls Of Rauros, Occultation, Velnias, Iron Man, Anagnorisis, The Flight Of Sleipnir and Stone Breath, along with twenty-six additional acts. «KNAC.com, Jun 15»
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Mackinac Island Policy Conference fosters collaborative discussion …
Throughout his talk, he referred to the terms “peripeteia” — Greek for a turning point — and “anagnorisis” — Greek for a critical discovery ... «The Michigan Daily, May 15»
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Birth of a Lion and the Great American Bildungsroman
The turning point of the story is when Simba has what is known in the world of literary criticism as a moment of anagnorisis. He realizes and ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
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Poem of the week: from Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
I have not a doubt that Shakespeare heard this and it has influenced many of his plays; not least "Macbeth" and its final scenes of anagnorisis ... «The Guardian, May 15»
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CHARLES NNOLIM: Sublimity will continue to elude African writers …
Since the function of the critic is to analyse or to explicate, he may be forced to use words like “denouement” and “anagnorisis” in analyzing ... «Daily Sun, May 15»
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'Justified' Postmortem: Graham Yost Talks That Moonlit Showdown …
Leonard Chang, one of the writers, came up with this idea from Aristotle — I believe it was in Poetics — which is a scene of anagnorisis. It's also ... «Yahoo News, Apr 15»
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Do Genius Annotations Help Us Understand Song Lyrics—or Bury …
... richness and depth in every line of text,” one that equips members with a glossary of literary devices—Anagnorisis! Epanodos! Prosopopoeia! «Slate Magazine, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Anagnorisis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/anagnorisis>. Sep 2019 ».
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