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Example sentences from the Web for peripeteia
But Theodore Kremer, who very possibly never heard of peripety, would do exactly the same thing.Seeing Things at Night|Heywood Broun
When a pupil brings in a play in favor of polygamy, Baker declines to argue but talks instead about peripety.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun
It is a turning-point, a veritable moral peripety, though the decisive step was taken long ago.Cyropaedia|Xenophon
Has the conception of the peripety, as an almost obligatory element in drama, any significance for the modern playwright?
In the third act of Othello we have a peripety handled with consummate theatrical skill.